The Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, has mobilized the sum of N40 million from companies for Potiskum Education Appeal Fund, which is part of mobilization of resources for the take off of Yobe State Education Trust Fund.
The minister mobilised the support from Sermatech Nigeria Ltd, Mothercat Nigeria Ltd, CCECC Nigeria Ltd and Sake Machines Ltd, who donated N10million each.
Mr Alisyu also lauded the vision of the state governor, Mai Mala Buni, for setting up the education trust fund and his commitment to putting Yobe state ahead in the area of education.
The minister urged all Yobeans, Nigerians and the world at large to support the effort to revive education in the state by reaching out to individuals, organizations and other stakeholders both in Nigeria and around the world.
He described education as the responsibility of all.
In his personal capacity, the minister donated N3 million on behalf of himself and his family.
The minister added that he will continue to seek support for reviving education in Yobe state.