500 Almajiri children to acquire secular education in Adamawa

Published on: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 19:17:46 by:
Hassan Umar Shallpella

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The Almajiri Child Right Initiative ACRI Adamawa state chapter will send 500 Almajiri children to Community Learning Almajiri School CLAS for them to acquire both secular and religious type of education taught within their community.

The State Secretary of the Initiative Ismail Buba Chukkol disclosed this recently in Yola, added that the organization will also provide medical outreach, food, shoes, clothes and toiletries to the Almajiris.

He added that the organization have been embarking on bi-weekly Sanitation Initiative to improve hygiene and wellbeing within Almajiri sets-ups.

We are launching Almacare to provide and encourage free Healthcare support for sick Almajiri children within the community while we advocates for the full and immediate implementation of National Health Act. He added

He stated that addressing the Almajiri crisis within the framework of Almajiri Child Goals will ensure holistic and more sustainable solutions and not charity like interventions that shrug off real government responsibility to the poor.

Meanwhile, fourteen states including Adamawa and United Kingdom have signed demand for the increased Investment in Education for all Nigerian girls and Almajiri children.