UNICEF Trains Katsina Schoolgirls in Digital Skills


By Francis Sardauna

As allotment of actions to value the 2021 Global Day of the Lady Puny one, the United Nations Young folk’s Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with the Katsina Affirm Universal General Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced intensive digital coaching for schoolgirls to sort out digital illiteracy within the insist.

The UNICEF Focal Person, Hauwau Muhammad Kaikai, while addressing journalists throughout the coaching, acknowledged the schoolgirls had been chosen from the Ladies for Ladies (G4G) focal colleges in Ingawa, Kankia, Baure, Rimi and Katsina Local Authorities Areas of the insist.

The G4G project, funded by Foreign, Commonwealth and Pattern Workplace (FCDO) of the UK, is being conducted by UNICEF to be definite women’ enrolment, retention and transition in college across Katsina, Kano, Sokoto, kebbi, Bauchi, Adamawa, Yobe and Boron States.

Kaikai defined that UNICEF is especially fascinated concerning the pickle of the girl-tiny one, especially these in rural communities thanks to their vulnerability and the wicked treatments they suffer within the society.

She acknowledged: “At the discontinuance of the coaching, 10 women with the final be conscious results will be chosen. Five of them will again be chosen to thunder Katsina Affirm in Abuja and the assorted 5 will remain within the insist for additional coaching.”

In his welcome remarks, the Executive Chairman of SUBEB, Lawal Buhari Daura, acknowledged that the insist executive turned into dedicated to the success of woman-tiny one education, noting that the insist has attained over 60 per cent compliance in ICT literacy in its colleges.

In elaborate to make stronger in model coverage in Katsina Affirm, he acknowledged the insist executive has instituted free and obligatory education policy for all which has led to huge enrolment of the girl-tiny one in colleges across the 34 native executive areas of the insist.

In her remarks, the insist Chairperson, High-Stage Ladies Recommend (HILWA), Mariatu Abdullahi, urged the women to study arduous and shun any act safe of truncating their education within the insist.