Gombe state Commissioner of Education Dr Habu Dahiru has expressed his willingness to give priority for Science and Technical Education in schools.
He stated this in an interview with newsmen in Gombe on Friday.
Dr Dahiru said science and technology is an essential tool for rapid development in any society.
According to him, countries were classified as developed and developing economies based on the application of science and technology.
“The role that science and technology have played in improving lives and condition of people cannot be overemphasized.
“I am a Physician and a product of science, I will do everything within my capacity to encourage science and Technology in Gombe schools,” he said.
The commissioner said he is going to collaborate with communities to enhance the development of education in the state.
He said that the ministry will liaise with Nigerian legion to deploy ex-servicemen to schools in order to restore discipline among students.
Dahiru said the mock examination results conducted for final year students would soon be released and it is only those who passed that government will pay their West African Examinations Council (WAEC) fees.