President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will continue to improve the quality of education in the country.
In a statement by the presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the president gave the assurance when he received the proprietress, principal and students of a private school, Premier Pacesetters School at his house in Daura, Katsina State on Thursday.
The president promised that his government will increase the budget allocated to the education sector to improve learning in the country.
The statement reads: “We will allocate an increasing share of resources to improve learning in the country in our effort to reform the educational sector.
“The President, who interacted with some of the children emphasized the importance of character, in addition to learning, urging them not to lose sight of the aspirations of the country.
“The school proprietress, Mrs. Celine Friday, conveyed to the President the Sallah greetings of staff and students of the institution and commended the special attention given to education by the Buhari administration.
“She used the opportunity to appeal for federal government assistance to private schools in rural communities.”