Niger state commissioner for education Hajiya Fatima Madugu has called for improved cooperation between the Ministries of education and sports with a view to boosting sports in the country.
She made the submission at the unveiling of Basketball court constructed and donated to a girl’s school in the state.
The basketball court was donated by Jonathan kolo, chairman of Time out4 Africa. The project built for government girls college along old airport road minna is to encourage female players to embrace the game while also furthering their education.
Members of the special project unit of the Niger state government who joined the commissioner of Education in the state to receive the court appreciated the kind gesture of the Timeout 4 Africa for boosting basketball in the school.
Hajiya Fatima Madugu recalled that the same organisation had last year build same basketball court in a male dominated school in the state and said this one for the girls would be fully utilized and maintained