In its drive to boost access to basic education delivery in Katsina State, the government would receive
N2.25 billion support from World Bank. It’s intended to fund Better Education Service Delivery For All (BESDA) project.
The spokesperson, Katsina State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Malam Aminu Badaru
disclosed this in a statement in Katsina, Sunday.
The Executive Chairman of Katsina SUBEB, Alhaji Lawal Buhari-Daura, said this at a 3-Day capacity building workshop for Education Management Information System (EMIS) and Statistician Officers.
“Sequel to the report of the independent Verification Agency Submitted to the BESDA National Coordinating support team, Katsina remains eligible for additional funds for the project.
“The Funds will be used to focus on increase in access to Basic Education across the state.”
He, therefore, called on the participants to remain steadfast and attentive so as to accurately use the knowledge acquired in their respective areas.
The Director Planning Research and Statistics of Katsina SUBEB, Alhaji Lawal Kofar-Sauri, revealed that 73 EMIS and statistician officers were drown from the 34 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and SUBEB for the training.
The director noted that the BESDA had already provided laptops and tablets to the EMIS and statisticians for the conduct of accurate data collections and analysis.
The Director also hinted tht BESDA project had also provided tablets for digital attendance and annual schools census across primary schools in the state.