Written by Godfrey AKON

KOICA to complete Nigeria-Korea Model School Abuja

Korea International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, has expressed commitment towards completing on-going KOICA interventions in Nigeria especially the Nigeria-Korea Model School located in Abuja.

Newly-appointed Country Director of KOICA to Nigeria, Mr. Woochan Chang, said the agency also plans to engage on more projects that would benefit the entire nation.

Chang, who gave the indication in Abuja, while on a courtesy visit to the Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr. Hamid Bobboyyi, pledged KOICA’s commitment to ensure Nigeria attains enviable standards in quality education.

The KOICA Country Director expressed delight over his new posting to Nigeria and indicated that he would work assiduously at completing on-going KOICA interventions in the country, a statement from UBEC said.

The statement further noted that he emphasized the need for prompt and concerted efforts in addressing basic education challenges and promised to collaborate with UBEC and other stakeholders in improving Nigeria’s educational fortunes during his tenure.

UBEC said the visit afforded the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Bobboyi, the opportunity to brief Chang on Nigeria’s education system and UBEC’s role as an intervention agency coordinating UBE interventions in partnership with state agencies.

He further informed the KOICA boss that UBEC was in the process of finalizing arrangements for establishing 20 Model UBE Schools across the 6 geo-political zones adopting the Korean initiative.

While pledging UBEC’s readiness to work with KOICA in scaling up the model school intervention, he expressed gratitude to the Country Director over his visit and wished him a successful tenure in Nigeria.



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