Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State on Friday warned heads of government-owned primary and secondary schools to desist from charging illegal fees.
Kwankwaso gave the warning while inaugurating the Salamatu Garba Girls Secondary School, Aisami, Gwale Local Government Area.
The governor, who reiterated the state’s free education policy, enjoined the school heads to avoid charging their students illegal fees but should work for the success of the students.
He also urged the teachers to put in their best to produce students who would be the best in learning and character.
The state Commissioner for Education, Malam Tujudeen Gambo, commended the education policy of the administration, saying it had helped in raising the standard of education in the state.
“The government has not relented in providing free feeding and free qualitative education to all citizens and residents of state”, he said. (NAN)