Kano State government has approved the recruitment f 1, 296 holders of National Certificate in Education (NCE) as female teachers across the state.
The announcement was made by Muhammed Garba, the state commissioner for information, youth and culture during his briefing to journalists in the state.
He said the council had directed the Local Government of Education Authorities (LGEAs) to prepare appointment letters and the names of successful candidates should be inserted in the payroll of the State Basic Education Board’s salary payroll.
In the same vein, the state government has approved N450 million for capacity building for 500 mathematics and science teachers in colleges by the National Teachers’ Institute (NTI), Kaduna.
Garba added that the new development was part of the government’s move to boost the standard of education in the ultimate bid to give the state the lead in the sector and empower women through the provision of employment.