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Oyo State Govt To Deploy BESDA In Educating Out-of-School Children

The Oyo State Government has revealed its readiness to deploy the World Bank-assisted Better Education Service Delivery (BESDA) grant in education 170,536 out-of-school children across the state.

Executive Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde. Photo: Punch
Executive Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde. Photo: Punch

Dr. Nureni Adeniran, Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed the development yesterday at the end of a two-day interactive session in Ibadan on the implementation of the project.

He reiterated the state government’s resolve to get clean the streets of all out-of-school children and admit them in public schools, adding that the programme would cater for even hawkers and the almajiris in the state.

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