FG provides instructional materials to schools affected by insurgency
The Federal Government has presented sciences and other essential educational materials to seven local government areas affected by Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa.
The intervention was executed through the federal government’s Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) in collaboration with the World Bank investment project.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintirl of Adamawa flagged off the distribution of the materials in Yola, where he welcomed the initiative, saying it will support in the provision of qualitative education in the state.
He thanked the federal government and the World Bank for the intervention, noting that it will assist in restoring education in the affected areas.
Maurice Vonubolki, the state Coordinator of the Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project MCRP, said the project was to complement federal government intervention in rehabilitation and reconstruction of areas affected by insurgency including schools, roads and water provision.
Vunobolki, who was represented by Bala Usman, the Project Manager component two of the intervention, said about 41,570 for Chemistry, Biology and Physics laboratory equipment and other instructional materials for primary schools were provided for the affected communities.
Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Education, Aishatu Umar and the chairman Nigeria Union of Teachers Rodney Nathan said schools in the state were recovering from ravages of armed conflict and stressed the need for social services in the education.
They said that the federal government initiative, which was funded by the World Bank, was in line with the state-approved the work plan for recovery in the education sector which also procured teaching and learning materials for distribution in the seven insurgency affected areas in the state.