Sokoto’s first female professor Aishatu Madawaki has been sworn in, together with three others as commissioners Into the state’s executive council.
At the swearing in ceremony which held at the government house on Tuesday, 16th of January Aishatu was sworn in as commissioner by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for her positive impact in the educational sector of the state.
Tambuwal spoke on the zeal of the government to affect lives positively and also explore all areas they would be of positive effect to the community. He also implored the new appointees to view their call to service as an opportunity to further impact on the state.
“You were all selected based on merit and your track record in the service if sometimes state. You are all experienced in your various fields of human endeavour and the stage looks forward to getting positive contributions from you”.
“Aishatu has especially made an imprint in the area of girl child education in sokoto and we expect her to use her wealth of experience to improve the educational sector”he concluded.
Aishatu is the first female professor of old Sokoto state now comprising of Sokoto, Jennifer and Zamfara states. She achieved this milestone in 2014 when she completed her program in educational psychology at the Island Danfodio University in Sokoto.
Bound by the the belief that the girl child does not need to be excessively educated, a restraint on every woman in the state, Aishatu who had no hopes of completing secondary school has become a role model for women in the state and a strong advocator for girl child education.
We Celebrate You Professor Aishatu Madawaki!