The Kano State Government has approved the adjustment of the 2021/2022 school calendar for both public and private primary and secondary schools operating in the state because of the forthcoming Ramadan. By this adjustment, therefore, all public and private primary and post-primary schools operating in the state are to be closed for five weeks vacation with effect from Friday, April 1, 2022, to Sunday, May 8, 2022

In a bid to strengthen the free and compulsory education policy, reduce the level of illiteracy in Kano State, H.E Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje pays NECO fees of Kano State public schools students for them to get their results and possible admission into tertiary institutions.

Mal. Muhammad Sanusi Sa'id Kiru (Majidadin Kiru) Kano State Commissioner for Education, on behalf of the staff of the Ministry of Education, felicitates with our Governor, His Excellency, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on your award as the Governor of the Year by the Board of Editors of the Sun Newspapers Limited, Lagos.

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

2021/2022 School Calendar For All Primary & Post Primary Schools In Kano

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR has approved the expansion and creation of new Zonal Education Directorate s across some MDA's under the state Ministry of Education. Disclosing the new development, the State Commissioner of Education Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa'id Kiru said that it was as a result of an Executive Memo presented to the Governor by the ministry on the need for the additional Zonal Directorates.

His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the immediate construction of Hand pump boreholes to 13 Almajiri and other Schools in the state in fulfillment of his determination to ensure good health, condusive atmosphere for learning and maximum welfare of Almajiri and other students in the boarding schools.



Our Vision

To provide high quality and functional education for lifelong learning and self reliance

Our Mission

”We shall work in partnership to ensure effective coordination, efficient mobilization and judicious utilization of resources for the provision of high quality and functional education in Kano State.”

Core Values

Dedication & Professionalism

Transparency & Accountability

Effective communication

Fairness & Equity

Kano State Executives

Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf
Executive Governor Kano State

Our Royal Fathers

Aminu Ado Bayero
Emir Of Kano
Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa
Emir Of Rano
Nasir Ado Bayero
Emir Bichi
Alhaji Dr Ibrahim Abubakar II
Emir Karaye
Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya
Emir Gaya

The Commissioner's Welcome Remark

As Commissioner of Education my core objectives are follows ;

  • Provision of qualitative education to students.
  • Ensuring optimum and adequate utilisation of resources.
  • Enforcing professional ethics and professional development among teachers.
  • Mobilizing the communities of Kano State to achieve H.E Governor Abdulahi Ganduje's free, inclusive and quality education for all initiative.

Our Great Team

Honourable Commissioner
Ministry Of Education

Ahamad Tijani Abdullahi

Permanent Secretary
Ministry Of Education

Dr. Danlammi Hayyo

Kano State Universal Basic Education Board

Gwani Yahuza Gwani Dan Zarga

Exec. Chairman
Kano State Quranic & Islamiya Schools Management Board

Dr. Halima Rabiu Abdullahi

Exec. Secretary
Agency For Mass Education

Ahmed Tijjani Abdullahi

Exec. Secretary
Science & Technical Schools Board

Dr. Bello Shehu

Exec. Secretary
Senior Secondary Schools Management Board

Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bichi

Exec. Secretary
Library Board

Amb. Musa Abba Dankawo

Exec. Secretary
Private & Voluntary Schools Board


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