FACTS SHEET: What the APC-led administration of Malam Nasir El Rufai has done in Kaduna State from 2015 till date on EDUCATION.

1] KDSG distributed 107 brand new motorcycles for school monitoring

2] Renovated  of over 400 primary schools in the state

3] Provided over 200,000 sets of classroom furniture to schools across the state

4] Recruited over 4,000 secondary school teachers

5] Recruited over 20,000 qualified primary school teachers

6] In addition, the Government has employed  2,280 science teachers

7] The government has also provided free and compulsory primary and secondary education  in the state

8] It has Abolished  all forms of levies and PTA charges  in all public primary and secondary schools

9] Students in boarding secondary schools  are now being fed  at a cost of N300 per student daily,  an increase from N180  in 2016

10] Renewed and improved scholarship and loan programme for students in tertiary institutions

11] In 2019, the government set aside N2 billion as seed money for the revamped Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board for eligible citizens to access.

12] In 2020, N4.7 billion has been made available for scholarships and loans

13] Federal and state government employees, including workers in the organised private sector, who wish to further their education can access up to N5 million loan, payable over a period of five years at a single digit interest of 8%

14] Government has Sponsored  medical students to various Universities abroad including, Cuba, Rwanda and Uganda.

15]  Improved teachers’ welfare

16] The complete overhaul of  15 selected historic schools across Kaduna state, including   Rimi College, Government Girls Secondary School Kawo, Government Girls Secondary School Zonkwa, Government College Kagoro, Berewa College, Alhudahuda College, Government College Saminaka, Science School Kufena, Queen Amina College. Others are  Technical College Kaduna, Government Girls Secondary School Kwoi, Government College Kachia, Technical School Soba and Government Girls Secondary School Giwa.

16] The  constructions of new  storey buildings in 30 primary schools which have  high population density across the state (Rigasa, Kafanchan, Kachia, Agban, Kagoro, FadanKarshi, etc).

17]  Procurement and distributions of 5,380 white boards, assorted markers and magnetic dusters valued at N184,598,508.00   to primary and secondary schools, including 1,186 Magnetic Boards.

18] Regular payment of   NECO, SSCE/NABTEB examination registration fees .

19] The Government  secured full accreditation of the National Universities Commission(NUC)  for  Twenty  (20) Programmes at the Kaduna State University(KASU)  in May 2018

20] In February 2020, KASU secured final accreditation for its medical programme, making it a full fledged medical programme, whereby it can graduate fresh doctors with a recognised Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery first degree

21] The State Government, in collaboration with UBEC,  provided 105 computers with e-learning soft wares, modem to primary schools in the State

22] It has Provided 575,241 textbooks on the 4-core subjects, including English, Maths, Science and Social Studies as well as  Computer Education to secondary schools.

23] Government also  provided 12,000 copies of curricula on history and Teachers’ guide and  9,000 copies of Pre-primary Education Curriculum to teachers.

24] Provided 35 Science kits to 35 Junior Secondary Schools

25] 27,000 copies of Lesson Plan were produced for distribution to schools. Likewise,   15,000 copies of Teachers Guide were distributed to support effective Lesson delivery at the total sum of N74,043,562.00.

26] A total of  25,496  old and newly recruited teachers were trained on the teaching of Literacy and Numeracy.

27] Government has trained 150 Quality Assurance Evaluators on whole School Evaluation

28] School Support Officers (SSOs), numbering 420, were trained  on their Roles and Responsibilities

29] The administration has trained 495 JSS teachers on Strengthening of Teachers’ English Proficiency (STEP).

30]Six  Science Secondary Schools are being constructed  at Pambegua (Kubau LGA),  Hunkuyi (Kudan LGA),  Rigachikun (Igabi LGA),  Buruku (Chikun LGA),  Jere(Kagarko LGA) and  Manchok, Kaura (LGA)

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