19.03.2012 - IDB seals $98 mln education deal with Nigeria
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has sealed a $98 million education deal with the Federal Government to finance bilingual education in Nigeria. According to Nigeria’s Minister for State Finance, Yerima Lawan Ngama, the project will see students of traditional Islamic schools integrated into formal learning. Ngama said, "We are brokering a very interesting programme on bilingual education to have our young children in almajiri schools integrated a little bit more into the standard education system...............................................Full Article: Source
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