One million Northerners to acquire Basic Education by 2020
By TVC News Nigeria
03 September 2019 | 9:55 am
On this segment, our analyst dissects the move by the UNICEF and other relevant agencies to partner state governments in the northern parts of the country to integrate more than one million children into the modern education system by the year 2020.
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