Tambuwal Stated this in a broadcast to mark his one year in office.
The governor said out of the amount, the rehabilitation of four schools would gulp over N860 million.
The benefitting schools as Gamji Girls’ College, Rabah; Government Girls’ Model Secondary School, Illela; Government Secondary School, Tureta, and Government Girls’ Arabic Day Secondary School, Sabon-Birni.
Another contract worth N1.2 billion has also been awarded for the construction of a new boarding secondary school in Balle, the headquarters of Gudu Local Government area
51 blocks of three classrooms have also been renovated by the state government in a number of local governments.
While some selected rural primary schools at Betere, Rundi, Kwagel, Kubodu and Dankyal, among others enjoyed the pilot breakfast feedin
"We are committed to continue sponsoring students of the state for educational training at all levels, both within and outside the country.And our budgetary provision to the educational sector has exceeded both national and UNESCO benchmark of 26 per cent, that shows how commited we are” Tambuwal said.
The governor said, he declared state of emergency in education in order to improve enrolment at all stages of education both basic, secondary and tertiary.
Over 17,000 state indigines are presently studying various courses in different institution of higher learning across the country and over N1billion has been spent on payment of school fees and other expenses of state indigines studying abroad .
Tambuwal added that more teachers would be recruted,apart from the 500 that were recruted in 2015