Kaduna Govt To Stop Use Of Blackboards In Schools – El-Rufa’i

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i of on Saturday said the use of blackboards as teaching facility in public schools across the state would be stopped.

Speaking as the Chief Host at the 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Zaria Education Development Association held in Zaria, the governor said the measure was aimed at eliminating the hazard posed to health of teachers by the facility.

Represented by Prof. Andrew Nok, Commissioner for Education, El-Rufa’i also said that government was prepared to give intensive ICT training to public school teachers in rural areas to enable them cope with the present e-learning challenges.

He said that government had already procured 5,000 Tablets (minicomputer facilities) for distribution to teachers in public schools.

According to him, about N3 billion has been committed for infrastructural development in unity schools across the state.

NAN