The Nasarawa State Government on Wednesday, 24 February began the distribution of 6, 500 dual desks to public secondary schools as part of its efforts to improve facilities in schools across the state.
The State’s Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology Hajiya Fatu Sabo who spearheaded the distribution exercise said the desks which are meant to be used by 13, 000 students, was part of the state government efforts to replace damaged facilities in schools.
The commissioner also distributed COVID-19 safety equipment including 400 hand washbasins, 8,000 pieces of liquid soap, 300 infrared thermometers, 3,500 pieces of hand sanitizer among others to the principals. 179 First Aid boxes were also distributed to Junior Secondary Schools.
Sabo urged the school management to protect facilities in their respective schools to justify the government’s investment.