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Nomadic schools in Jigawa get N126m grant from NGO

No fewer than 252 nomadic schools in Jigawa have benefited from N126 million grant by the Global Partnership in Education (GPE), an NGO operating in the state.

The Executive Secretary, Jigawa Agency for Nomadic Education, Alhaji Ali Manu, made this known to newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday.

He said that the grants was given from January 2017 to date, pointing out that each of the 252 schools received N500,000.

He explained that the grant was used to renovate some of the schools and to also provide temporary shelter in communities where there are no schools.

Manu added that the renovations assisted in keeping pupils in classes during the rains or dry seasons.

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