The Minister of Interior, retired Lt. Gen. Abdurrahman Dambazau, made this known when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Thursday in Katsina.
The Chairman, Concerned Civil Servants in Katsina State, Alhaji Kabir Safana, says the state government has sponsored 148,106 students to study in Nigeria and abroad in the last three years.
This is contained in a communique signed by Alhaji Abubakar Samaila, on behalf of the aspirants, and made available to newsmen on Saturday in Katsina.
Alhaji Abdulkadir Lawal, the Zonal Chairman of the NGO, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria NAN in Daura on Saturday.
The Katsina State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has adopted indirect primaries for electing its candidates for the various offices during the 2019 General Elections.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Governor Aminu Masari inaugurated the transition committees in August.
The president gave the challenge when he addressed the 1000-strong military force assembled to check the menace of the bandits and other criminal elements at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport Katsina, on Saturday.
Masari made the call in his Eid-el-Kabir message in Katsina on Tuesday.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has sent list of 34 chairmen of transition committees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
The Katsina state governor has called for more private sector participation in the development of education in the northern part of the country.
Masari spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Alhaji Abdu Labaran, on Thursday in Katsina.
The APC governors at the meeting included: Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Aminu Masari of Katsina, Abdul aziz Yari of Zamfara and Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun.
Umar Muhammad, the Public Relations Officer, SEMA, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Jibia.
Governor Aminu Masari said on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina that the administration had also repaired over 700 boreholes since coming into office in 2015.
The Katsina State Government says it has employed 5, 000 teachers to teach in its primary schools as part of effort to address shortage of manpower in education sector.