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Education remains top priority, says Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said improving the quality of education will continue to be his regime’s priority.

He said this when he received the proprietress, principal and students of a private school, Premier Pacesetters School at his house in Daura, Katsina State on Thursday.

According to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, “Buhari gave assurances that more emphasis will be given to the improvement of education.”

Shehu quoted Buhari as saying, “We will allocate an increasing share of resources to improve learning in the country in our effort to reform the educational sector.”

According to Shehu, “The President, who interacted with some of the children emphasized the importance of character, in addition to learning, urging them not to lose sight of the aspirations of the country.

“The school proprietress, Mrs. Celine Friday, conveyed to the President the Sallah greetings of staff and students of the institution and commended the special attention given to education by the Buhari administration.

“She used the opportunity to appeal for federal government assistance to private schools in rural communities.”


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