The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board SUBEB, has engaged stakeholders in preparation to return 10,500 repatriated ‘Almajiri’ children to school.
The SUBEB Chairman, Tijjani Abdullahi, said this at the engagement of stakeholders, held in Kaduna.
He said rewards would be given to states that achieve the target of successfully enrolling out-of-school and repatriated Almajiri children and others back to school.
SUBEB, under the Basic Education Service Delivery for All BESDA, also plans to return to school 24,000 girls and 16,500 vulnerable children in 14 Local Government Areas in the state.
Abdullahi, represented by the Director, Quality Assurance, Tanko Aliyu, said that the selected Local Governments are those who had a lot of clustered Almajiris.
According to him, the funds being approved for the programme for enrolling back the children will be paid back by the state government if the task is not accomplished.
He urged those saddled with the task to work hard to accomplish it successfully for the befit of the communities and the state at large.