Emir promises to sustain UNICEF programmes in Daura

Alhaji Farouk Umar-Farouk, Emir of Daura, Katsina State, has promised to continue to -sponsored programmes in domain.

The emir made the pledge on Thursday in Daura when Mr Moulid Warfa, Head, Kano Field Office, visited him.

The traditional ruler commended for its Girl- Project’ (GEP) aimed at enrolling female children in primary schools.

He said that the project had been of tremendous positive impact on female children in the area.

Speaking, Warf said it was for benefitting communities to evolve ways of sustaining UNICEF projects after the implementation phase.

“The GEP project began in 2005, it is now coming to an end, there is need to it in the interest of the people.

“It promoted mass enrolment of female children into primary schools, engagement of qualified teachers and capacity building for headteachers.

“We also used the to provide teaching and instructional materials to primary schools,” he said.

The UNICEF official further said that the was used to sensitise parents on the benefits of girl- .(NAN)