Katsina and Zamfara state described as front-runners in implementation of reading and numerous projects known as ‘RANA’.
The was disclosed by the project policy expert Dr. Suleiman Adediran at Hausa early grade reading implementation guidelines, feedback session for Katsina held in Sokoto.
He stated that the project was designed to the mother tongue as the language foe teaching primary 1-3 pupils to read & write.
According to him the 2013 National policy on education stated that the medium of teaching instruction in primary schools should be the language of the immediate environment in the first 3yrs.
The project literacy coordinator Dr. Ibrahim said the project is being sponsored by DFID, UNICEF in collaboration with family health international.