By Shehu Danjuma
The Gwagware Foundation has on Saturday donated 5,000 Books in different subjects to Junior and Secondary Schools in Batagarawa Local Government Area in Katsina State.
The Chairman of Gwagware Foundation, Dr. Dikko Umar Radda on Saturday in Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State presented the Books where he charges principals of Beneficial Schools to make good use of the Books.
“The Foundation has attached a lot of importance to Development of Education in Katsina State.
“I urged individuals and corporate organizations in Katsina State to support Development of Education.
Receiving the Books, the Katsina State Commissioner of Education Prof. Badamasi Lawal commended the foundation for the donation of books in different subjects that will assist students to pass their various examinations.
Lawal said that the donation had come at the right time, he urged the benefitting schools to make good use of the Books.
“When Masari administration came into power in 2015, the students that use to seat for National Examinations usually records less than 40 percent of their NECO and WAEC results.
“But with the commitment of Governor Masari, our students in Katsina state have steadily risen to at least 75 percent in the 2021 NECO and WAEC Examinations,” he said.
The Commissioner advised Principals of the Benefitting Secondary School not to put the Books into the stores for decorations, adding that any Principals that is caught with the Books being eaten by termites will be severely dealt with.
In his remarks, the Principal of Government Science Secondary School Batagarawa, Alhaji Lema Batagarawa promised that the benefitting Secondary Schools in their area will surely make judicious used of the Books, especially on English, Maths, Science and Technical Education.