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Kullum community expresses resolve to promote girl-child education 

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Kullum community expresses resolve to promote girl-child education 

The Kullum Community in Kwami Local Government Area of Gombe State has expressed its resolve to promote girl-child education in the interest of development.

Spokesman of the community, Waziri Ibrahim, said this in a statement issued to newsmen in Gombe on Thursday.

He said that the community took the resolution at a recent stakeholders’ meeting which was used to explore the importance of girl-child education.

Ibrahim said that girl-child education had the ability to promote community development and self-reliance for the girl child.

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The spokesman said that education was a veritable tool for women emancipation and national development.

He said: ”As a community, we have unanimously agreed to support girl-child education. We have realised its importance.

”Our community has not done well in educating female children. We have to sensitise our people to the importance of enrolling female children in school,” he said.

Adding that the community had decided to participate actively in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration.

”We are encouraging our people to get registered and obtain their voter cards. We must be part of the process,” he said.

Also speaking, the Chairman, Kwami Local Government Area, Mr Ibrahim Buba, urged members of the community to support government projects and programmes in their areas.

NAN

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