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FCT secretary assures improved standard of education



FCT secretary assures improved standard of education

Alhaji Sani El-katuzu, the recently inaugurated Secretary of Education of the Federal Capital Territory, has committed to developing strategies that improve the level of education in the territory.

El-Katuzu, who made the promise during a meeting with the FCT Education Directorate in Abuja on Wednesday, assured that the level of education in the territory will not be compromised during his tenure.

The secretary described education as the cornerstone of any significant development, key to social and economic emancipation and pointed out that education deserves a special priority in the territory.

As a trained pedagogue, I have held various positions in teaching and learning. Not only must we mold children to be academically sound and morally fit in society, but we must be role models for them.

“All FCT residents should have access to education because educating them has proven to be a great asset to parents, society and the nation at large.

“Investing in education will have a positive impact on the FCT,” he said.

He thanked FCT Minister Malam Muhammad Bello for finding him worthy to serve in the position and assured that he would take FCT education to an enviable height.

Earlier, the Director of Administration and Fice of the Secretariat, Malam Leramoh Abdulrazaq, assured that the education management team was ready to work with the new secretary to fulfill his mandate.

El-katuzu, who was born in 1960 in Yobe, received his initial education at Sabon Gari Primary School and Government Secondary School, both in Gashu’a, respectively.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Education from Maiduguri University and Master of Education (Management and Planning) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

He held various positions including: Yobe Governor Special Adviser on Education, Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Assistant Principal, Planning, Borno State Elementary School Board of Administration, among others.

Source: NAN

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