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Nigeria announces plan to enrol 10.2 million out-of-school children

The Nigerian government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years.

The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years.

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said this during the unveiling of “Education Sector Short and Medium Term Blueprint/Work Plan on the implementation of Education for Change: A Ministerial Strategic Plan (MSP)“ document presented on Thursday in Abuja.

The two-day retreat was attended by states’ commissioners of education, permanent secretaries, chairpersons of State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs), directors and heads of parastatals and agencies in the education sector.

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