Ten Africa Ministers of Education and a similar number of ministerial representatives have agreed to champion foundational learning as a priority for the 2024 African Union Year of Education (AUYoE) and beyond.
Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has decried the dwindling economic fortunes in Africa, saying the continent's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), put at $2.3 trillion, was low compared to the resources in the region.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed how Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, assisted his administration in substantially reducing the cost of contracts, which he said saved the Federal government billions of naira.
Obiageli Ezekwesili is like a daughter to me. Even when she was a minister, I treated her the same way I treated my biological daughters. She was a dynamic young woman, who is competent, reliable and very enterprising.
I believe there are no coincidences in life. Events are divinely orchestrated. While I am in Senegal, one of the African countries where I feel most comfortable among the many that I have had the opportunity to visit in the course of my professional career..