By:Ali Muhammed Zanna, Maiduguri
Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday unveiled a plan to remodel 76 Primary Schools in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council.
After assessing the rehabilitation of some Primary Schools in the State capital, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum said the intention of his administration is to rehabilitate all 76 existing Primary Schools in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council and additional classrooms will be constructed where there’s need for it.
The Governor noted that while building structures, Government will look into the manpower deficit in the education sector.
He thereby announced a plan to employ 1000 teachers soon.
Among the thirteen Primary Schools earmarked for rehabilitation in the first phase of Zulum’s initiative, the Governor visited three of them which include; Goni Damgari Primary School, Maimalari Barracks Primary School, and Mustapha Umar Elkanemi Integrated Qur’anic Model Primary School.
While responding to community request, Governor Zulum directed the Commissioner of Housing and Energy to immediately assess power problems in Goni Damgari.
Additionally, the Governor approved the construction of a new Primary Healthcare Center in Goni Damgari.