Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, has announced that the Federal Government is ardent on improving nomadic education in the country. He added that the education initiative was to allow itinerants living in the country to acquire literacy skills. This he said during the 2018 Commonwealth day celebration in Abuja.
The Minister also said that the government is committed to reducing the number of drop out student in the country, with a special focus on education of the girl child and people with special needs.
Adamu also stated that Nigeria is committed to developing and strengthening its human capital by institutionalising early childhood care and education, promoting girl-child and special needs education.
He added that the government is committed to providing access to quality education at all levels. He said the government is ready to promote technical education, nomadic education, as well as adult mass literacy.
Adamu stated that the government is working in partnership with Commonwealth of Learning to make school models student friendly and have more effective approaches into teachers’ education curriculum.
The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, urged the Federal Government to increase funding for unity schools in the country. Sonny Echono, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, said the Commonwealth as a global institution was poised to assist in reducing the country’s challenges and the system is ready to accept any form of assistance.