Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has charged children of an orphanage school in Borno State to priorities their education saying that the best thing they can get in life is education.
Obasanjo stated this Friday when visited the Future Prowess Islamic school Maiduguri, an orphanage school where hundreds of children and victims of Boko Haram insurgency are enrolled.
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“I was here three years ago and a lot of progress has been made in the school and one very good thing is that you are now known all over the world. Some of you are orphans and you’re no longer orphans once you are here; majority of you here have no fathers; you’re no longer fatherless when you are here, you’re no longer motherless when you are here.”
Obasanjo told the children the best thing was to acquire education, adding “without education you are nothing; with education you’re everything.”