President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to overhaul the education sector if he is re-elected as president in 2019, and as part of efforts to do so, he says his administration will remodel 10,000 schools every year.
The president said this on Sunday at an event tagged ‘The Next Level’, to mark the launch of his campaign ahead of the election.
He said, “Perhaps our biggest ambition yet, is the overhaul of our education sector. Every child counts and whatever it takes to prepare our teachers’ curriculum and classrooms to attain the right educational goals to grow our country, will be done.
“We will remodel 10,000 schools every year and retrain our teachers to impart Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics using coding, animation in the curriculum”.
Speaking further, the President promised to intensify the anti-graft war, to bring an end to the menace and ensure that the nation’s resources are maximized.
He explained that despite the successes made, his administration still has a lot to do in bringing an end to corruption.
“We know that to succeed, moral integrity and conscience must continue to form the dominant character of our nation and its leadership.
“Corruption is an existential threat to Nigeria, despite the gains we have made in closing the gates, we know that there is still much ground to cover to stop systematic corruption.
“We are committed to deepening the work we started this past term, such that the nation’s assets and resources continue to be organized and utilized to do good,” he said.
The President also highlighted his administration’s overall achievements in the past three and a half years, noting that although his administration witnessed some challenges, it worked hard to fulfill its promises.