Nigeria: US$12 million to improve access to basic education

|Source: Pulse|
These primary school students sit onthe steps of their school, Kuje Primary School, in Abuja, Nigeria. Credit: A World At School/Nick Cavanagh

The Jigawa State in Nigeria will receive a US$12 million GPE grant to improve access to basic education, with a special focus on early childhood and girls’ education.

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World Bank donates $12m to Jigawa for child education - The Sun

World Bank donates $12m to support education - Pulse

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