The Kano state government has approved the recruitment of 1,196 female teachers that hold the National Certificate of Education NCE across the state.
This was disclosed by the state commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Muhammad Garba while briefing newsmen in the state.
The state government has therefore directed the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) to prepare appointment letters for the successful candidates and insert their names in the payroll of the State Basic Education Board.
In a related development N450m has been approved for capacity building and training of of 500 mathematics and science teachers by the National Teachers Institute NTI.
These he stated are part of the efforts of the state government to improve the quality of education and ensure that the state takes the lead.
It also empowers women through the provision of employment in the educational sector.