Nigeria To Increase Education Budget Up To 100% By 2025 – Buhari
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President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to increase the budget for the education sector by as much as 50 per cent over the next two years.
In the long term, he promised that budgetary allocation to the sector would witness a progressive increase to about 100 per cent in the next four years.
The President made the commitment on Wednesday in a document titled, ‘Heads of State Call to Action on Education Financing Ahead of the Global Education Summit,’ his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said in a statement.
According to him, the document was signed as a form of commitment at the ongoing summit in London, United Kingdom.
“We commit to progressively increase our annual domestic education expenditure by 50% over the next two years and up to 100% by 2025 beyond the 20% global benchmark,” President Buhari was quoted as saying