UNICEF Charges Federal Government to Address Issues of School Children

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The United Nations Children’s Fund has charged the Nigerian government to address barriers responsible for the increasing number of out-of-school children in the Country.

UNICEF Country Representative to Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, said this during an interview with newsmen in Abuja.

Hawkins identified poverty, proximity to school, and inadequate Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities, among others, as factors hindering retention in School and the completion of education in the Country.

Written by: Helen Obih

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