2023: Bola Tinubu promises 25 percent budgetary allocation to education
The flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has promised to allot 25% of the 2023 budget to education.
According to a report televised on Arise TV News Morning Show, the former Lagos State Governor also listed in his nation’s economic agenda to promote six new regional economic development agencies which could address security challenges and boost autonomy.
In addition, Tinubu has plans to increase Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth to 12% over 4 years, achieve 15,000 megawatts, remove fuel subsidy and draft a new national infrastructure plan.
If Tinubu becomes President in 2023 and implements this economic blueprint, he will surpass the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, Member States’ agreement on a level of educational funding of 4 to 6% of GDP or 15 to 20% of public expenditure.
Earlier, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, promised that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees of Nigerians will be paid if elected president in 2023.