Gov Inuwa of Gombe begins free feeding programme


Governor Alhaji  Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has reiterated his administration’s commitment towards creating enabling environment for the girl-child by providing quality education for them.

The Governor stated this during his visit to a girl-child learning centre  manned by Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) at Sangaruyel, in Bajoga, Funakaye local government area of the state on Tuesday

Governor Yahaya who expressed delight with the reduction of ‘out-of-school’ children and the level of enrollment since the commencement of BESDA project in the state, vowed to continue to support the programme in order to ensure that children roaming the streets are returned to the classrooms.

He said in addition to the provision of teaching and learning materials, Government will soon commence free feeding programme at all the BESDA learning centres in order to motivate the pupils.

Earlier, the state Commissioner of Education, Dr Habu Dahiru, told the Governor that girl-child centre at sangaruyel has more than 85 girls.


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