FG to capture schools’ security in 2023 budget
August 5, 2022.
The Federal Government has promised to include the security of schools in the 2023 budget.
Speaking at the safe-school summit organised by the Emergency Coordination Center in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said, In the 2023 budget, they will make a specific budget to support the financing of safety of schools.
She noted that the Federal Government will also be encouraging states to make specific commitments to the safety of schools.
She noted that consultations are underway with states, local governments and critical stakeholders to identify the most transparent, effective and accountable ways of mobilising and deploying resources.
Ahmed also disclosed that the national financing plan for the security and safety of schools across the country will be unveiled before the end of the third quarter of this year.