Assembly passes Bill on free, compulsory basic education

Sokoto Assembly compulsory basic education

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for the right to free and compulsory basic education to all children in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this followed a motion moved by the House Leader, Alhaji Garba Bello (APC- Yabo). NAN also reports that the move followed the consideration of a report by the Assembly’s Committee on Education, presented by its Chairman, Alhaji Aminu Bala (APC- Bodinga South). Bala said that after due consultation with all stakeholders, it was resolved the bill should…

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