Kebbi state government is to establish skills acquisition centres in all females schools in the state before the end of this year.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari says Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu disclosed this when he paid an unscheduled visit to Government Girls Comprehensive Secondary Schools Suru this Thursday.
He said when established the centres would induct students in both academic and practical aspects of skills acquisition to enable them acquire vocational skills to become self-employed after graduation.
Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu told the students that the state government would do everything possible to cater for their welfare to encourage them concentrate in the studies and sporting activities.
The governor directed the students to utilize the large space of land in the school to establish gardens for cultivation of vegetable to imbibe the art of household activities even after graduation as well as assist stewards cooking their meals.
The governor inspected renovation work carried-out for students and teachers’ hostels, with an assurance that other blocks would be rehabilitated including provision of water and pledged to solve the problem of lack of electricity in the school following fallen down poles between Suru and Mungadi.
He commended teachers and youth corps members in the school for dedication and hardworking as well as praised former member House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdullahi Hassan Suru for donating a bus to the school and urged other persons to emulate him.
In an address, the principal of the school Hajiya Maryam Musa Argungu who conducted the Governor round the renovated students hostel thanked him for executing the project and called for the provision of additional facility to the students and teachers.