President Buhari announces Alternative School Programme targeted at out of school children.
The Federal Government has begun work on the Alternative School Programme (ASP), a special education initiative designed to ensure the out of school children get access to appropriate basic education.
This was disclosed by President Muhammadu Buhari via his Twitter handle on Wednesday after presiding over the Federal Executive Council meeting.
According to the president in his tweet, “We have just commenced work on an Alternate School Programme (ASP) as a special education initiative targeting out of school children nationwide. We must and will ensure that no Nigerian child is left behind in terms of appropriate basic education.”
“In its initial implementation the ASP will be looking at how we can deliver a limited scope of subjects- Mathematics, English language, Basic Sciences and Social Studies to these children. Gradually we will scale it up to ensure the acquisition of relevant technical skills” the president stated.