Yobe governor inspects on-going work at school in Nguru
By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has visited Government Girls Secondary School, Nguru to inspect the on-going rehabilitation and renovation, which cost the state N515 million.
The 42-year-old school had not been taken care of by any past government since inception until now.
The arears that work is on-going include classrooms, student hostels, staff housing and other services.
While the students in the school sang songs throughout the visit, expressing appreciation, the governor promised to provide them two boreholes within two months.
He also advised them to be serious with their studies.
He also said that the school will be provided with new classroom and hostel furniture once renovation works had been completed.
Responding, the school Principal, Abu Muhammad, thanked the governor for what she called the 'metamorphosis of the school', saying under Governor Gaidam, Yobe schools and the entire education sector are witnessing 'tremendous changes'.
GGSS Nguru is one of five secondary schools that the Gaidam administration is currently working to totally rehabilitate. Others are GSS Nangere, GSS Gwio-Kura, GSS Yunusari and GSS Fika. Renovation works in Fika, Gwio-Kura and Yunusari had been completed 100 percent.
During a visit to the College of Health Sciences and Technology, also in Nguru town, the Governor promised to provide an electric power generator and connect the College to the power grid to address electric power challenges.