Friday, 31 March 2017

Sokoto Establishes School Of Remedial Studies

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the establishment of school of basic and remedial to address continuous decline in the number and quality of students from Sokoto State sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
This was contained in a statement issued by Tambuwal’s spokesman Imam Imam in Sokoto on Thursday, stating that the decision was part of the recommendation of a committee headed by former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega.
The committee was set up to look into ways and means of reviving higher education in the old Sokoto state, which now comprises of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi.
Consequently, the state Council on Emergency in Education adopted the recommendation and gave the go-ahead for the establishment of the school.
“The school will offer quality training, by qualified teachers, to shore up student’s basic skills to prepare them for examinations leading to university admission,” the statement read.
It said the school would be equipped with requisite laboratories; classrooms and other top other facilities to enhance learning.
With this development, all higher institutions of learning in the state had been directed to stop conducting remedial programmes for senior school certificate examination (SSCE), and IJMB.
The statement stressed that the new school will run remedial programmes for SSCE and IJMB as entry requirement into universities.
The statement added that the school will also serve as a feeder institution for the State University.

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