Obaseki harps on increased global advocacy to tackle learning poverty

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called for increased global advocacy to address learning poverty in developing countries.

He noted that such a move would help to accelerate development and ease out inequalities that he opined impede growth.

Obaseki stated this during the commemoration of the 2023 International Day of Education, marked by the United Nations and its sister agencies.

The Governor, who noted that the impact of the state’s home-grown Edo State Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) programme is changing the future prospects of youths, added that tackling learning poverty must be a necessary imperative for global leaders.

According to him, “As we celebrate the International Day of Education, it is important to highlight the importance of education in changing the fortune of nations, building empires and driving generational wealth.


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