Atiku Abubakar says president Buhari's neglect of education is the cause of poverty and insecurity
Dec. 01, 2019
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the last genaral election, Atiku Abubakar has said that president Muhammadu Buhari neglect of Education is the reason behind poverty and insecurity in Nigeria.
Speaking at the 14th Founders celebration of the America University of Nigeria on Saturday in Yola, Atiku said for the past four years, the neglect of education could only be discovered through the national budgets for the sector.
He spoke on the theme, ‘Education: A Pathway to Exit the Dubious Record of Being the World Headquarters for Extreme Poverty.”
Atiku added that, “The reason why we have insecurity is because we have poverty, and the reason why we have poverty is because we have illiteracy.
“It is a cycle that we can only break by educating our people.
“For the past four years, our education budgets have demonstrated the fact that developing the minds of our people has not been our priority.”
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