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Buhari urges state govts to show more responsibilities to Almajiris Education

The states also have elites who are educated enough to remind their governments about their responsibility to Almajiris,’’ he said.

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Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has asked state has advised local governments to play stronger roles in complementing the efforts of the Federal Government, especially in getting Almajiri children into classrooms.

Buhari made this remark during a meeting with state executive members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) led by the President, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile, paid him a visit at the State House.

Im his statement, through Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, he said: “The issues of health and education are constitutional. If there are too many Almajiris in a state, then the government is not following the constitution.

“The states also have elites who are educated enough to remind their governments about their responsibility to Almajiris,’’ he said.

The APC party leader, Buhari also spoke about security challenges, adding that successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges.

“If you cannot secure a country or institution, you cannot manage it.”

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