Dangote, governors, harp on education as catalyst for economic development

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 - Abuja (FCT)

President Dangote Group Aliko Dangote speaking at the #NNPCQuiz2019 Grand Finale today. Photo: TWITTER/NNPCGROUP

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote; Governors Nasir el Rufai of Kaduna State, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi and Babagana Umara of Borno, as well as the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, have stressed the need for science education for emerging economies to leapfrog development.

They also called on International Oil Companies (IOCs) and other firms to improve on community development to fast-track development.

Speaking at the grand finale of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Science Quiz in Abuja, where Master Oluwatobi Ojo from Ogun State emerged winner, Dangote stressed the importance of education in Africa, especially in the area of nation-building.




source: Guardian