UNGA77: Buhari says educational system determines level of national development

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the global community for collaborative partnerships that build a framework of ideas and enable it to position learners at the core of its national efforts to transform schooling. According to him, no country can develop beyond the capacity of its educational system.”

Many of the country’s universities have remained shut down for more than six months over Mr Buhari’s refusal to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

The Nigerian leader made the call on Monday while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the Transforming Education Summit (Leaders Roundtable) organised on the margins of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

“In transforming education, we must not erect borders. Where they exist, we must bring them down, as we have much to learn from each other. As we are aware, improving equitable and inclusive access to quality educational opportunities is germane to ensuring the full…

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