“20 million out-of-school children are Boko Haram of the future” – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, declared that the issue of 20 million-out-of-school children in Nigeria might culminate into another monster of Boko Haram insurgency if the students were not sought and put back to school. Obasanjo, who spoke as a panelist at the National Summit on Tertiary Education Reform, said the number constituted 10 percent of the country’s population which should not be ignored. Responding to a disclosure that a loan bill was still in the works to help indigent students fund their education, Obasanjo wondered if the right people…

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