• 50 million Nigerians are illiterates – FG

    50 million Nigerians are illiterates – FG

    Executive Secretary, ‎National Commission for Mass Literacy (NMEC), Prof. Abba Haladu, has disclosed that Nigeria has about 50 million number of non-literate adults in the country.

    Haladu said this on Tuesday in Abuja to mark the 50th International Literacy Day with the theme: “Reading the Past, Writing the Future.”

    He noted Nigeria was experiencing increased numbers of non-literate adults, while other countries were making progress.

    Prof. Haladu said: “Tremendous progress has been made in the fight against illiteracy in the last five decades, […]