The Jigawa Government said it had approved the release of N718.8 million to the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the newly established State University in Kafin-Hausa.
The state Commissioner for Information, Youths and Sports, Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday.
Ibrahim explained that N604.3 million was approved as a counterpart fund for SUBEB.
According to him, the Federal Government will also contribute to the fund to execute projects in primary and junior secondary schools across the state.
He said N114.5 million was approved for the newly established State University, Kafin-Hausa.
The commissioner said the fund was approved during the State Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday.
Ibrahim said the government was committed to providing quality education in the state. (NAN)
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