Federal government approves funds for E-learning centers

Federal Executive Council says it has approved over nine hundred million naira for the provision of satellite-based education system equipment in three primary schools in each of the States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, who stated this at the end of the Council’s meeting, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, said the purpose is to give each senatorial district in the country with an e-Learning provision.

The Minister noted that four thousand, three hundred android tablets and one hundred and nine solar units would be deployed to the benefiting schools.

While commenting on the ongoing strike by university lecturers, the Minister reiterated that the federal government was taking steps to ensure it is call off.