By Uzair Adam Imam
The Kano State Ministry of Education on Saturday conducted a screening test for the state’s candidates that would be sponsored to study in Bilingual College, Niamey, the capital city of the Niger Republic.
A statement Saturday by the Director Public Enlightenment, Ministry of Education Kano state, Aliyu Yusuf, said the test was in preparation for the 2021/2022 admission exercise.
Bilingual College is a joint initiative between the Kano State Government and the Government of Niger Republic to groom students in French and English languages.
The statement read in part, “The Screening test which was conducted across the 3 senatorial zones of the state was aimed at selecting 1 best candidate each from the 44 local government council areas of the state to study at the college.
“Similarly, another selection exercise will be conducted among the remaining candidates that have attended the screening test for the Bilingual College, with a view to admitting them into various Unity Schools across 18 northern states that runs Students exchange programme.
“In the same vein, the ministry has also facilitated the movement of another set of Kano state students that conducted an entry examination into Gifted Academy, Bamaina in Jigawa.
“The Successful students at the end of the examination will be sponsored to study at the Gifted Academy Bamaina by the Jigawa state Government,” the statement added.