Sokoto government denies disbanding Hisbah Commission

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state gov The Sokoto State Government has denied disbanding the State Hisbah Commission as widely reported in the media. The rebuttal is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Bashir Garba and issued to the News Agency of Nigeria( NAN)in Sokoto on Monday. According to Garba:…

Sokoto trains 115 LG workers

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State The Sokoto State Government has commenced the training of no fewer than 115 Local Government workers on modern agricultural extension services. The Executive Secretary of the Local Government Service Commission (LGSC), Alhaji Haruna Tambuwal, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Wednesday in Sokoto. He said that…

Polio: Sokoto govt. to immunise 1.8m children

Polio Immunization Sokoto State Government says it is targeting no fewer than 1.8 million children under five years in the ongoing four-day polio immunisation exercise. Deputy Gov.Ahmed Aliyu disclosed this on Monday in Sokoto in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Aliyu, who is also the Chairman, State Taskforce on Polio Immunisation,…

Sokoto govt to distribute free antimalarial drugs

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State The Sokoto State Government says it has stockpiled antimalarial and other drugs in health facilities to combat malaria and other child-killer diseases in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Alhaji Almustapha Othman, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto…

Sokoto seals 10 illegal private schools

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State The Sokoto State Government on Thursday announced the closure of additional 10 illegal private nursery, primary and secondary schools in the state. In a statement, Alhaji Shehu Lema, the Chairman of the state Committee on Closure of Unregistered Schools, said that the schools deserved closure. He said that the…

Sokoto Govt. closes 20 illegal schools

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State Sokoto State Government on Friday announced the closure of 20 illegal primary and secondary schools across the state. This is contained in a statement signed by the chairman of the committee on the closure of unregistered schools in the state, Alhaji Shehu Lema and made available to newsmen in…

Sokoto spends N180m to rebuild 2 Girls’ Arabic Schools

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State The Sokoto State Government has reconstructed two Girls’ Arabic Secondary Schools in Sokoto city at the cost of over N180 million. The Executive Secretary of the State’s Arabic and Islamic Education Board, Alhaji Ahmad Baba-Altine, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) in Sokoto on Friday. Baba-Altine…

Sokoto govt. builds 3 Arabic schools with N500m

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State Sokoto State Government on Thursday said it had established three new Arabic Secondary Schools at the cost of N500 million. Executive Secretary, Arabic and Islamic Board in the state, Alhaji Ahmed Baba-Altine, stated this at a news briefing in Sokoto. Baba-Altine stated that each of the schools was located…

Economic Crunch: Sokoto withdraws 39 students from UAE

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State Sokoto State Government has given approval for the transfer back home of its 39 students currently studying in various schools in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Governor Aminu Tambuwal made this known on Friday in Sokoto when he received the report of the committee instituted to advise government on…