Kaduna State Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i, Sunday said the renovation of 4,000 primary schools across the state would gulp N60 billion.
Speaking at the 50th anniversary of Nuhu Baturen Makaranta Primary School at Anguwan Kahu, Samaru in Zaria-City, Kaduna State, the governor said the government had so far spent N6 billion in renovating some selected 400 primary schools in the state.
He also said that the state government was considering the possibility of converting all primary schools in the state into storey buildings so as to accommodate more pupils.
The Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris, while speaking at the event described the efforts of the state government toward revitalising the lost glory of education as a gigantic step in the right direction.
He called on the people of the state to support the efforts of the present administration at all levels to enable it to deliver dividends of democracy to all.