Yobe Government has started rehabilitating 42-year-old Government Girls Secondary School Nguru in an effort to create conducive learning environment for girls in the state.
The state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, made this known in Nguru, Yobe, on Wednesday while inspecting rehabilitation of structures in the school.
He said the school had not been rehabilitated since its establishment in 1975.
He added that “no work was done on the structures to upgrade and expand it to meet increasing students’ population.
Gaidam, who expressed satisfaction with the quality of work done so far, assured that government would provide equipment and instructional materials to improve teaching and learning in the school.
He said “government will provide furniture for the newly renovated classrooms, hostels and laboratory equipment and all necessary needs to improve the quality of education in the state.
“We will also employ more qualified teachers in all subjects taught in the school.”
The governor urged teachers and students in to dedicate themselves to teaching and learning to justify government investments in education.
The Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Lamin Mohammed, said the state government invested over N515 million in the rehabilitation of classrooms, hostel and staff accommodation, laboratories and administrative block in the school.