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Kebbi govt. suspends college provost

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu approved the suspension of the provost

By Ibrahim Bello

The Kebbi Government has ordered the immediate suspension of the Acting Provost of the College of Agriculture, Zuru ,Alhaji Bala Abubakar.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Sunday.

It said the directive was issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Babale Yauri .

It said that the action became necessary due to the recent unfortunate happening in the institution which was contrary to the due process and the rules and regulations governing the institution.

“Gov. Atiku Bagudu had issued the suspension order and directed the acting provost to hand over the affairs of the College to the next Senior Head of Department,” he said.

The Kebbi State Governor had stated that his administration would introduce reforms in all levels of education in the state to address inherent problems in the sector.

The governor said that education was the bedrock of development hence the resolve of his administration to rejuvenate the sector.

He decried the poor quality and attitude of some teachers in public schools, noting that some of them have fake certificates while other does not attend classes.