Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday said women in Kano state must compete if they are to develop and participate in the development of the state.
Mr Ganduje said this when he received the management of Kano State College of Education and Preliminary Studies community at the Government House, Kano.
“We want our women to compete with other women for them to develop excellently well. We need them to be part and parcel of our development.
“We also want them to have more spaces for them to contribute toward our growth and development as a state and the nation in general,” he said.
According to the governor, his administration had plans to establish a technical women college of education in order to re-engineer and prepare women for daily challenges of life.
Stressing that the college would further consolidate girl-child education and women empowerment, when established, Mr Ganduje explained that the proposed college would form part of strategies for critically empowering women as partners in developing the society and human development in particular.
He said he believed in girl child education and his administration had resolved to take women to the next level by coming up with the project for women in the state.
”That is why we always insist that our education system, must always be planned for it to develop very well.”
Mr Ganduje also promised to complete the college e-Library to further the quality of education among staff and students.
Speaking earlier, the Provost of the College, Dr Sunusi Yakubu, commended the governor for his stride in the education sector.
The provost later presented a letter of award of intervention from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, received on behalf of the governor.