NGF laments spike in out-of-school children

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The Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has voiced deep concerns over the alarming increase in the number of out-of-school children in the region, labelling it as a pressing issue that demands immediate attention.
Speaking at its meeting in Kaduna on Tuesday, the chairman of the forum, Gov. Muhammadu Yahaya of Gombe, decried that Northern Nigeria currently shoulders the unfortunate burden of hosting the highest number of out-of-school children globally.
Yahaya emphasised the urgency of addressing the ‘unacceptable reality’, asserting, that every child deserves access to quality education to thrive in today’s dynamic global economy.
He stressed the moral obligation of investing substantially in education, healthcare, and social services to unleash the full potential of youth and empower future generations.

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