The Kaduna State Government announced on Friday that it would spend the sum of N2.2bn for the salaries of the newly recruited 1,200 staffs of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Andrew Nok, made this disclosure in the state capital while addressing newsmen, He added that payment would commence on Monday and it would cover for the five months owed.
The commissioner gave the reason for the delay as going through a proper documentation to check the “ ghost worker syndrome.’’
However, Prof. Nok listed some secondary schools that would be reactivated as boarding schools and equipped with standard facilities.
They include: Queen Amina College, Kaduna; Government Girls secondary School, Kawo; Government Technical College, Malali and Barewa College, Zaria
Others are: Government College, Kagoro; Girls Science Secondary School, Giwa; Rimi College, Zaria; Girls Science School, Kowai; Government Girls Secondary School, Soba, Government college, Saminaka and Government College, Kagoro.
He said hostels, library, clinic, kitchen facilities, perimeter fence and potable water would be provided to give the schools a conducive environment for teaching and learning.
The commissioner also said security personnel would be provided to ensure security in the institutions.