President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his resolve to funding education in Nigeria because he believes quality Education is pivotal to the development of every nation, as it is a Pathway out of poverty for its people.
President Buhari made his position on known on Thursday while commissioning the Post Graduate Centre of Excellence built by the Central Bank of Nigeria at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in Kaduna State.
“Let me reiterate here that this administration places much premium on education at all levels, as it is the bedrock of society’s progress, and the way to overcome poverty,” he was quoted as saying in a statement by his media adviser, Mr Femi Adesina.
The President was worried about the state of facilities in Nigerian universities, due to long years of perennial funding challenges.
He, however, promised that his administration would continue to place a premium on education at all levels.
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