• Abia Senator awards scholarships to 240 individuals

    Abia Senator awards scholarships to 240 individuals

    Senator representing Abia Central District, Theodore Orji, has expressed worry over the decreasing yearly budgetary allocations to Nigeria’s education sector as he described the sector as the most important.

    Orji said budgetary allocation to the sector dropped by N123, from N492 billion to N369 billion in 2016, adding that these allocations are less than the UNESCO recommendation of 26 per cent of education budget.

    Orji said: “It is imperative to prepare intellectuals who will proffer everlasting solution to Nigeria’s economic and political challenges and I want […]