Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children.
This is in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory Primary and Secondary Schools education policy in the State.
The State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje made this known during the launch of Basic Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA).
The event held at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, also witnessed the Distribution of Offer of Appointment to 7,500 volunteer Teachers
Lamenting the ugly situation, Governor Ganduje stressed that henceforth, parents and/or guardians of the children would be taken to Court for disrespecting the State laws.
A total number of 7,500 newly recruited teaching volunteers under the BESDA programme were employed and given letters of appointment.
The Governor stated that those employed will be posted to Islamiyyah and Almajiri Schools so that the Almajiri Schools could be fully integrated under the new policy of education.
He warned that every Teacher with pupils under the Almajiri School arrangement must accept the new approach put in place by the State Government.