• Borno to build ‘mega-schools’ for 49,000 Boko Haram orphans

    Borno to build ‘mega-schools’ for 49,000 Boko Haram orphans

    Borno State Government has awarded a N1.6 billion contract for the construction of nine mega primary schools, as part of efforts to overhaul the state’s education system.

    The governor, Kashim Shettima, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that the gesture was also aimed at providing access to education for over 49, 000 children orphaned by the Boko Haram crisis in the state.

    “We have awarded contracts for the construction of nine mega primary schools across the state.

    “We are also […]