EMIR OF ANKA CHAMPIONING THE GIRLS EDUCATION IN HIS EMIRATE
The wave for the transformation of girls’ education in Africa springs across emirates, in this edition we will see how the Emir of Anka, his Royal Highness Attahiru Ahmad, in Zamfara has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to advance girl child education in his territory.
This is evident in his routine personal inspection visit to schools in Anka, His Highness go around the school to check classes for attendance, this is in his pursuit to ensure girls are in school and acquire quality education.
In his quest to encourage young girls to remain in school, he provides a safe space for girls to interact with them on their future ambitions and encourages them to pursue their dreams and further their education. He specifically asks if the girls wish to finish school or get married, in which the girls gave a chorused answer to complete their secondary education.
As part of his career guidance and mentoring initiative the Emir, encourage women to organise a mentorship program for girls in communities. Considering the challenges associated with teachers attendance, The Emir regularly visits the school to ensure teachers attendance and are offering their best in imparting knowledge to the girls.