Tuesday 21 July 2015

Sokoto State To Criminalise Neglect Of Child Education

A bill has been presented by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal  to the State Assembly stating that parents who refuse to send their wards to school for a formal education would be committing a criminal offence.

Governor Tambuwal gave the information yesterday while addressing religious, traditional and political leaders from the 11 local government areas who paid him a sallah visit in Sokoto.

He also noted that as part of measures to enhance implementation of the new policy, government would build and equip 240 primary and tertiary healthcare centres in the three senatorial zones of the state.