This project is on The role of supervision in the development of primary education (a case study of Katsina metropolis). The designed objectives were to determine the roles of supervision in the development of primary education instructional work, school records, school environment, school and community relationship, school funding, and staff development. These were properly achieved by descriptive research method. Data were collected with the use of questionnaire+. Teachers responded to the questionnaire, the data were analyzed and interpreted through the use of t-test statistics. The research discovered that there is need for more provision of facilities for teaching and learning; record keeping needs to be improved. There is need for constant supervision of instructional work. This helps in achieving primary education aims and objectives. It is recommended among others that workshops and conferences be organized to teachers from time to time.