UBEC partnered with USAID LEARN to READ for an impactful initiative.

In a dynamic move to combat learning poverty in Nigerian Basic Education schools, UBEC partnered with USAID LEARN to Read for an impactful initiative. 📚

Recently, a 3-day workshop was held from 25th to 27th March 2023 at Sawalino Hotel, Keffi, Nasarawa State. The workshop centred on reviewing Expression of Interest submissions by States for the UBEC Early Grade Reading (EGR) Result-Based Financing programme (RBF).

In attendance were UBEC Deputy Executive Secretary (Technical), Prof. Bala Zakari, National Coordinator of the USAID Learn to Read Project, Prof. Toun Akinsolu and members of her team, as well as The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Technical Working Group (TWG) on EGR RBF programme.🤝 This collaborative effort underscores our unwavering commitment to enhancing educational outcomes and uplifting communities. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue our journey towards a brighter, more literate future for all.

Dame (Mrs.) Comfort Iheme – Rep. South East

She hails from Bende LGA of Abia State. She holds a B.Sc, 1987 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Dr. Danjuma Adamu Dabo – Rep. North East

Dr. Danjuma hails from Bauchi State. He obtained M.Sc Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the University of Abuja, MBA form Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Ph.D Economics from the Loughborough University, UK.