The Provost, Adamu Tafawa Balewa College Of Education (COE), Kangere, Dr Adamu Magaji Yanbuga has; called on Bauchi State Government to provide funds to install Primary Education Studies (PES) and Early Childcare Education (ECE) programme.
He made the call when he paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (BASUBEB), Professor Yahaya Ibrahim Yero.
He said even though the college of education had introduced the courses, it lacked the basic equipments to teach them.
Dr Yunbunga said that the college was the only one running the courses in the Northeast Region.
The provost further said the college also required N87 million to pay for compensation for acquired land.
Responding, the BASUBEB chairman, Professor Yahaya Ibrahim Yero said the programmes would enhance teacher quality.
According to him, over 80 percent of teachers under the board in the 20 Local Government Areas were; expected to study the courses.