Liberian President identifies education as panacea to poverty in Africa


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia

The Liberian President, Mrs Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf, has Identified education as the panacea to poverty and disunity in Africa.

Sirleaf made the remark at a meeting with students of the Rochas Foundation College of Africa in Owerri on Friday.

She called on African governments to provide children in the continent with quality education that would enable them to proffer solution to poverty and under development.

Sirleaf commended the Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for providing quality education to indigent African children through his foundation.

“When I see these children, I recollect what happened in my country 15 years ago when children like them were not able to go to school because there were no schools.

“Children like them were conscripted into the army where they had guns bigger than them and had no comfort of life,’’ she…

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