BREAKING: Jubilation as Tinubu Approves New Schemes for Students, Teachers

BREAKING: Jubilation as Tinubu Approves New Schemes for Students, Teachers

  • President Bola Tinubu has announced the establishment of an education data system for Nigerian students at all levels
  • Ajuri Ngelale, the spokesperson to the president, said the Tinubu also approved skill acquisition for all students and teachers at all levels
  • The presidency said the policies were to overhaul the education sector and improve learning and skill growth among the students and teachers journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of education data system and skill acquisition for Nigerian students at all levels of education across the country.

According to a statement signed by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, the scheme is a system-wide policy that will comprehensively overhaul the sector and further improve learning and skill development.

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President Bola Tinubu announces establishment of data system and skill acquisition system centres for all Nigerian students.
President Tinubu approves establishment of skill acquisition for Nigerian students Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Why Tinubu established skill acquisition scheme

Ngelale maintained that the establishment would enhance enrolment and provide academic security for Nigerian students.

The presidency's statement about the establishment covered four sectors: data repository, out-of-school children's education and training, teachers' development and support, and skill development and acquisition for all levels.

Fredrick Nwabufo, the senior special assistant to the president on public engagement, also shared the statement via its X handle it on Thursday, April 18.

The development comes after Tinubu signed the student loan bill into law.

Below is the tweet:

Tinubu's policies on education

This is coming days after the president signed the student loan bill into law and directed the ministry of education to include the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in the scheme.

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The statement partly read:

"The approved policies are captured as DOTS, an acronym representing Data Repository, Out-of-School Children Education, Teacher Training & Development, and Skill Development & Acquisition."

Tinubu has implemeted many policies in different sectors of the country since he resumed the office of the number one citizen of Nigeria on May 29.

List of influential Nigerians jailed under Tinubu also earlier reported how several influential Nigerians have been jailed under the Tinubu-led government.

They include Godwin Emefiele and Bobrisky, the controversial crossdresser.


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