The Zamfara House of Assembly on Thursday approved the release of N600 million for renovation of five secondary schools.
This approval followed a request to the assembly by the executive arm toward education development.
The legislature approved the request at a plenary presided over by Speaker Sanusi Rikiji.
While announcing the approval, Rikiji said that the money would serve as part of the state government’s counterpart fund for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to improve the state’s education sector.
According to the speaker, the schools to benefit from the fund include Government Girls Secondary School, Kwatarkwashi, Government Girls Secondary School, Moriki and Government Day Secondary School, Danturai, Gusau.
Others are Government Secondary School, Maru and Government Technical College, Kaura-Namoda.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the executive request, presented to the lawmakers on the floor of the house by the House Leader, Alhaji Isa Abdulmumini, was unanimously endorsed by all the 24 members. (NAN)