Kano State government has constituted a 10-man committee to harmonize and streamline multi-agency efforts aimed at integrating Quranic and Tsangaya Education into the Universal Basic Education Programme.
The committee, which is headed by the State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, will among other things register Quranic and Tsangaya schools, ensure curriculum integration, develop feeding arrangement and sort out the issue of uniform for the Almajirai
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Ameen Yassar, the Director – General, Media and Public Relations to the government, in a statement, said the committee was expected to within four weeks submit its report.
Yassar said the committee would focus on integration of teachers (Alarammomi), identity cards for the Almajirai, and accommodation among others.
Members of the committee include the State Commissioner for Education, the Commissioner for Higher Education, the State Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), the Special Adviser on Free and Compulsory Education and the Chairman, Community Promotion Council.
Others are the Chairman, Quranic and Islamiyya Schools Board, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education while the Basic Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) Focal Person is to serve as Secretary.