President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to make education affordable to all Nigerians, saying most of the crises being witnessed in the country were as a result of ignorance.
He said on Saturday, when the authorities of the National Open University of Nigeria graduated about 20,799 students with a total of 103 of them bagging First Class honours.
The deputy executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Mr Victor Onuoha, whose read Buhari’s speech at the 8th Convocation ceremony of the university in Abuja.
He said, “The Federal Government of Nigeria is more than ever before, committed to making education affordable through the open and distance learning system.
“In this connection, therefore, a national policy on education has provided for life-long learning that transcends all barriers through open and distance learning,” the president said.