The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on the Kano state government to continue to give priority attention to education with particular emphasis on girl-child education.
“Education holds the key to our development. We must continue to give priority attention to the sector because it is the bedrock of any development,” he said.
“Government should also give priority attention to the agriculture and industrialisation because they are key to moving the state and country forward,” he said.
He noted that with the collapse of the nation’s industries, the country was now importing three million pairs of shoes from China annually.
“We must be ready to change our way of thinking; if we must be able to face the challenges and ensure economic growth and development of the state.” he added.
NAN reports that the conference was attended by prominent personalities from within and outside the state.