FG needs N1trn annually to fulfil its campaign promises in Education – Minister


The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, says the ruling All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government needs one trillion naira annually, to fulfill its campaign promises in education.

Malam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education

Adamu stated this at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on Education, at the conference hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The minister, who advocated for declaration of state of emergency in education, maintained that all change must begin with education, because, “if we get education right, other areas of our national life will be right and they will fall in line’’.

“I believe that this retreat should end with a declaration of a state of emergency in education so that we can face the challenges frontally and squarely.

“These challenges are not insurmountable. What is needed is vastly improved funding accompanied by…

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