Nigeria’s spending on education above 26% UNESCO’s recommendation ― FG

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The Federal Government has admitted that the education sector in the country is facing enormous challenges but insisted that the quantum spending on education in Nigeria is far above the stated 26 per cent recommended budgetary allocation to the sector.

This came as the United Nations (UN), has tasked Nigeria to ensure that educational institutions are made safe and affordable for children in the country.

Minister of State for Education, Goodluck Opiah, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Andrew David Adejo and Mamadou Lamine Sow Senior Education Advisor, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), spoke on Thursday in Abuja at…



Source: Nigerian Tribune