Out-of-school children reduced by 3 million – FG



The Federal Government on Nigeria via a tweet posted on its official Twitter handle disclosed that it has achieved a reduction in the figure of Out-of-School children in the country by 3,247,590 — from 10.1 million in May 2019 down to 6,946,328 as of 31st December 2020.

According to the government, the reduction is a result of the World Bank-supported “BETTER EDUCATION SERVICE DELIVERY FOR ALL” (BESDA) program currently being implemented in 17 states of the Federation.

Out-of-school children reduced by 3 million - FG

It further states that the 3,247,590 reductions are made up of 1,792,833 through formal schools while 1,454,757 are through non-formal interventions such as Almajiri, Girl Child, Nomadic/migrant and IDPs/Education in emergencies, as confirmed by the National Population Commission and the NBS.


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Sogaolu Oluwatomiwo
Sogaolu Oluwatomiwo
4 months ago

Thank God make them even see school to enter