Kaduna Polytechnic Rector Idris Bugaje has contested the plan to end the Almajiri education system in northern Nigeria.
Bugaje, a professor, said it was impossible to scrap the system in the region, but it should be reformed.
Professor Bugaje said this at the closing ceremony of a capacity building workshop for technical and professional teachers in Kaduna.
“Laws have been passed to abolish the Almajiri system, but it is impossible because this educational system has existed for over a thousand years. We should rather look for a way to improve the system, “he said.
He said that anyone who tried to scrap the system would fail.
Bugaje condemned begging on the street, especially among young people, and called for skills acquisition to be included in the Almajiri education system curriculum.
Deputy Director of the Katsina State Science and Technology Education Board’s Inspection Department, Lawal Yusuf Yajigiri, said that begging on the street in northern Nigeria is worrying, so the government must invest in Almajiri’s education system.
More than half of the 10.1 million extra-school children in Nigeria come from Northern Nigeria.
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