The Federal Executive Council has ratified the Safe School Declaration.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu said this while briefing State House correspondents after the council’s meeting presided over by President Buhari.

The Safe Schools Declaration is an inter-governmental political commitment that was opened for endorsement by countries at an international conference held in Oslo, Norway, on May 28th to 29th, 2015.

According to Adamu, there have been a number of activities on the initiative, but Nigeria is now committed to implementing the Safe School guideline.

The Minister said that that council also awarded a contract for the construction of a Faculty of Arts in Adamawa State University for N630 million. He added that the project would be funded by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND.

On his part, the Minister of Environment, Suleiman Hassan, said that FEC approved the award of contract for the remediation of five more lots for the ongoing clean-up in Ogoni land, as a result of the UNEP report that was submitted to the Federal Government.

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