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World Bank Senior Education Specialist Dr. Tunde Adekola commended the government for the initiative and its commitment of more than 25% UNESCO budgetary funding to education, adding however that it must invest in technology, training and retraining of teachers, create a regime of incentives for good performance, and involve communities in its drive to transform education in the state.

The reports said that the socio-economic challenges facing Nigerians in the last 10 years, according to the multilateral institution, have led to an astronomical increase in the number of citizens seeking asylum and refugee status in other countries.

In a boost to the African Union’s target to vaccinate 60 per cent of the continent’s population by 2022, the World Bank and the AU announced that they are partnering to support the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team initiative with resources to allow countries to purchase and deploy vaccines for up to 400 million people across Africa.