May 30, 2023

FG Reassures Commitment To Safety Of Schools Across Nigeria

The Federal Government has promised to include the security of schools in the 2023 budget.

Speaking at the Safe-school Summit organized by the Emergency Coordination Center in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said, β€œIn 2023 budget, we will make sure we make specific budget to support financing of safety of our schools.”


She noted that the Federal Government would also be encouraging states to make specific commitments to the safety of schools.

She noted that consultation were underway with states, local governments and critical stakeholders to identify the most transparent, effective and accountable ways of mobilizing and deploying resources.

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