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KNSG,to continue supporting AGILE Project for enhencing Education System—-Hajiya Aisha Saji

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By Rabiu Sanusi

The Kano State Ministry of Women Affairs and Disable has reaffirms its commitment to supporting the programme of Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment which Knew as (AGILE) project that are enhancing secondary school education for adolescents girls in Kano state.

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This commitment was came in by the State Commissioner of Women,Disable affars Hajiya Aisha Lawan Saji,during an advocacy visit by the AGILE team in her office on wednesday evening.

Hajiya Aisha Saji, lamentad that the state government under the leadership of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has keen interest in the AGILE project,that are good in its significance for advancing education on Kano.

The Commissioner also added that Governor Abba Yusuf administration has allocated hug amount as project funding during his assuming office where underlining the project’s priority.

“the present administration’s focus on education, allocating 30 percent of the 2024 budget to the sector,so we must work together to see how to manage it and make a success on AGILE.,

In his remark the state Deputy Project Coordinator AGILE, Malam Salisu Idris expressed their gratitude to the ministry for gaven them time been in the commission for the visit.

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Salis Idris mentain that the five-year World Bank-assisted initiative in collaboration with Federal Government and state will continue in Kano to assist young girls in education.

“our main target in this Project’s is to increase girls’ enrollment, retention and completion in secondary schools.” Said Idris.

The deputy Coodinator also outlined the project’s in three major components where include the construction of 130 Junior and Senior Secondary Schools across 24 selected local government areas and providing adequate educational facilities of the first one.

He added that other activitie of the AGILE project, is for the renovation of existing structures in secondary schools as well as provision of small grants to 1,228 schools ranging from $8,000 to $16,000 to each secondary school for minor repairs.

Others are construction of boreholes and toilets, and allocation of larger grants of $60,000 to 300 secondary schools for major renovations.

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