Kano State Government has conveyed the first batch of 158 Secondary Students to five states under the Students Exchange Programme.
Recall that on 19th August 2023, the Kano State Ministry of Education conducted an examination and interview for pupils between the ages of 10 – 13 years willing to enroll in Exchange Programme Schools, in the 19 Northern States of the federation and the Bilingual College, Niamey, Niger Republic.
A statement signed by the Director of Public Enlightenment Kano State Ministry of Education. Balarabe Abdullahi Kiru revealed that the first batch of successful candidates and some old Students were transported to Katsina, Borno, Benue, Jigawa, and Kebbi States today Sunday.
According to the statement, the second batch of the Students under the Programme is also expected to be conveyed to the remaining northern states on Wednesday 20th Sept 2023.
It further disclosed that the present administration of Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf had provided all the required support towards ensuring the success of the Programme.
The Statement, however, noted with appreciation how parents cooperate with the Ministry in its effort to make the Programme more beneficial.