Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
*Says programme now encompasses economic empowerment of children
By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA–THE federal government,Tuesday, announced expansion of membership of the National Steering Committee,NSC of the Alternate School Programme,ASP.
This was as it said beyond education provision, the programme would henceforth be seen as a means of improving the future outcomes of the children and all the way to the larger Nigerian economy.
The government at the third meeting of the steering committee in Abuja, where the programme’s 33-member Technical Working Group,TWG,was also inaugurated,announced inclusion of eight more members of the ASP.
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