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Commission develops plan to educate 30 million Nigerians

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Commission develops plan to educate 30 million Nigerians

Unread postby Wsj » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:07 am

National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) has said it has developed an operational plan which will make 30 million people literate in Nigeria in three years.

NMEC’s Executive Secretary Prof. Abba Haladu, said this during the Nigerian National Council for adult Education (NNCAE) annual national conference 2017, in Abuja yesterday.

The event, which had: “Sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2016-2030: Setting achievable agenda for adult and lifelong learning in Nigeria,” as its theme was organised by NMEC and NNCAE.

He said: “The commission has developed a relevant policy document, including an operational plan for our national mass illiteracy programme.



“We have also developed policy guidelines for mass literacy, adult and non formal education and of course a communication strategy.

“The operational plan, which has since been developed and submitted to the minister for education, is a plan envisaged to make 30 million people literate in Nigeria in three years.

“We are very hopeful that government will graciously endorse and fund the plan.”

Prof. Haladu called on Nigeria to redouble its efforts and contribute meaningfully to the global commitment to expand access to learning and improved quality education.

“While acknowledging that many challenges remain in the fight against illiteracy and the establishment of a culture of life long learning, it is gratifying to note that the present government is not only concerned about the situation but is also making concerted, decisive efforts to address the emerging challenges,” he said.

He said the agency has been on the forefront in strengthening adult education in the country.



According to him, the commission has being making efforts to reposition the mass education sector.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the Economic security of Nigeria depended on the ability of the government to provide functional education to all citizens.

He said the government is doing everything possible to achieve the SDGs goals on education and adult and non formal education.




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