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Safe School Initiative FG Says Project Will Restore Confience In Education Sector

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The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the Federal Government's Safe School Initiative is targeted at restoring confidence in the nation's education system in the North Eastern part of the country. This is owing to the insecurity in the region where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April and several other children have been out of school. Dr Okonjo-Iweala, who spoke at a meeting of the committee of the Safe School Initiative in Abuja, said that the initiative would also carter for the rehabilitation and equipping of schools affected by the activities of insurgents. "I think it's worth noting that the idea for this initiative predated the incident in Chibok and that former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has been discussing this with the President for some months before now but the incident we had crystalised the need to move quickly. For more information log on to www.channelstv.com.