The Kano State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has said that the state government cannot shoulder the responsibility of educating all children in the state.

KANO TODAY reports that the chairman of the board, Zakari Bagwai stated this at the State House of Assembly while defending the proposed 2019 budget of the board.

He therefore urged wealthy persons to emulate the well-meaning people Lagos by establishing community schools and coming to the aid of public schools.

In his response, a member of the House Committee on Basic Education, Salisu Riruwai, said the house would increase the allocation of basic education in the 2019 budget due to its importance to societal development.

KANO TODAY reports that the state universal basic education board is prioritizing teacher training and building new classes in its budget proposal.