Nigeria Out Of School Children Reduced By 3,247,590 - FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria said they have achieved a reduction in the figure of Out-of School children in the country by 3,247,590 from 10.1 million in May 2019 down to 6,946,328 as at 31st December, 2020.

This is the outcome of recorded impressive school enrolment figures in all the 17 states of the Federation where the World-Bank supported “BETTER EDUCATION SERVICE DELIVERY FOR ALL” (BESDA) programme is being implemented.

This 3,247,590 reduction is made up of 1,792,833 through formal schools while 1,454,757 are through nonformal interventions such as Almajiri, Girl Child, Nomadic/migrant and IDPs/Education in emergencies, as confirmed by the National Population Commission and @nigerianstat.

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