Boko Haram penetrated Northeast due to illiteracy – Obasanjo

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Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday in Cotonou urged African nations to provide quality education to ensure peace and tolerance in the continent, stressing that, the low level of education in Northeast Nigeria was responsible for insurgency.
Obasanjo made the call at the ongoing International Symposium for the launching of African Initiative for education, peace and development.
He said without education, no peace effort would yield any positive result, adding that the most of the intolerant sections of the African society were illiterate.
The former president, who gave example of the lingering Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, said the worse hit …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper