Bauchi Governor laments Rate of Out Of School Children
By Goodness Anenih
Governor Bala Mohammed says Bauchi State has the highest number of out of school children of about 1.3 million noting that they are in talks with an international organization to see how this children can be taken back to school.
Governor Mohammed who stated this at an event while speaking with newsmen in Abuja said the girl child has been given the backstage in the entire process.
He said they are working out plans with the Universal Basic Education Board to come up with special programmes that will train the girl children in the state. He further said he will also make a conscious effort to create girls school.
“Coming back to locational gender and equity and education, definitely, we are very backwards and very conscious we are not ashamed to say that.during my time I will take conscious efforts to create girls school and even train women teachers so that we will close the gap.”