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Shema Seeks Increased Funding For Education

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Former Katsina State governor, Ibrahim Shema has urged both the  state and federal governments to step up the funding of educational sector in the country as a key to human resources development and avenue to tackle rising poverty in the society.

Shema who was speaking during  the second convocation of the  Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, stated that he was impressed with what he saw at the institution  and further admonished the  state government not to relent  in its effort of funding the educational sector.

In a release signed by  the Head of the Media Team of the former governor,Oluwabusola Olawale, revealed that Shema during his 8-year tenure as governor sponsored over 800 Katsina indigenes for foreign studies in critical fields  such as: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Radiology, Dentistry and so on.


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