Minister of Education, Prof Tahir Mamman, says the Federal Government will soon introduce proactive measures to transform the basic education sector.

He made this statement during a courtesy visit to Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, on Thursday in Yola.

Mamman said that President Bola Tinibu mandated the ministry to accord pririoty to the issue of out-of-school children to enhance access to quality education and raise standards in the sector.

He, therefore, called for the support of Adamawa government in that regard.

In his remarks, Fintiri lauded the Minister on the timely reform and assured full support to facilitate successful implementation of the programme in the state and the country at large

He praised the federal government for the removal of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), as well as the payment of withheld salaries of the lecturers.

According to him, his administration had initiated sound education reform programmes, adding that the measure drastically reduced the menace of out-of-school children and Almajiri syndrome in the state.

FG vows to reform basic education sector

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