Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku has released N4million for the payment of NECO and WAEC fees for all final year secondary school students in the state.
Speaking to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Jalingo, the state commissioner for Education, Mr. Johanies Jighem said the payment was part of effort by present administration to revive the education sector in the state.
He added that the state government has also directed all secondary schools principals in the state to summit a comprehensive report of condition of their respective schools.
He stressed that the report would enable the present administration to carry out renovation of dilapidated structures and provide the necessary materials.
“The government intend to provide conducive atmosphere in all the secondary schools in the state with a view to encouraging learning among students,” he said.
He noted that Governor Ishaku who promised to rescue the state said he would live no stone unturned in developing all sectors of the state’s economy.