Kano State government has approved over N130m for the payment of NECO examination for more than 10,000 indigent students in the state.
The State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, Murtala Sule Garo announced this in an interview with PlatinumPost on Saturday, shortly, after a meeting with the governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Mr Garo said the governor directed that 200 indigent students should be selected from the 36 rural local governments each and 400 from the eight metropolitan local government each.
He said Governor Ganduje who has prioritised education in the state gave speedy approval for the payment.
Mr Garo hinted that the administration of Ganduje has a lot in the offing for education in the state, enjoin indigene of the state to support the Governor wholeheartedly for him to able to achieve the goals of his administration.