The Federal government, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Sterling Bank and other stakeholders have promised to partner EDULEAD Development initiative to solve problem of out-of-school children and other educational challenges.
The stakeholders made the commitment at the launch of Education DreamGap Project, initiated by EDULEAD Development initiative on Tuesday in Abuja.
EDULEAD Development initiative is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) that promotes quality education, sustainable agriculture, good governance and a healthy environment.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, while unveiling the project, assured EDULEAD of Federal Government’s readiness to work with it in ensuring positive change in the education system in Nigeria.
Nwajiuba was represented by his Special Assistant on Project, Mr Adewale Adenike.
He commended EDULEAD for the laudable initiative, saying “what you are doing is a great initiative.
The minister stressed that the statistics on out-of-school is worrisome but assured that the federal government was working hard to ensure that all children of school age went to school.
A representative from UNESCO, Dr Safiya Muhammad, congratulated the NGO’s move to help revamp education in Nigeria.
She assured EDULEAD of UNESCO’s readiness to partner it in solving the problems in Nigeria.