The Jigawa State Government has settled the payment of National Examination Council, NECO, Examinations fees for the immediate release of results of NECO exams for the 800,000 Jigawa students who sat for this year’s examination.
This was disclosed by the Director-General State Educational Inspectorate and Monitoring Unit Malam Abdullahi Yunusa in an interview.
The Director General said N317 million was spent for the payment of this year’s NECO exams, adding that Jigawa students are advised to check their NECO results on NECO’s website from Thursday or Friday.
The Director General added that Government will establish a committee under Jigawa Education Resources Development JERD to find the students with high scores in order to set up a merit award for them.
According to him, various workshops and training of teachers on capacity building were organized by the Ministry of Education for teachers especially Science and Mathematic Teachers.
He also stated that all the Principals in the State were trained on quality assurance control.
Speaking further, he said over 1350 teachers have benefited from various teaching skills, even as he said the state government will hire 4000 teachers and that the state will select the best among them to be converted as permanent and pensionable teachers where they will be posted to their respective Local Government Areas to teach as teachers.