Federal Govt. Of Nigeria Sets To Establish Special School For Married Women Who Were Illiterate
According to the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Aisha Alhassan, she said in a press conference in Katsina that the federal government of Nigeria is planning to establish a special school for women who have abandoned education or being illiterate because they have untimely gotten married due to any constraints.
She said married women but illiterates will have the opportunity to continue schooling without leaving their husbands and kids. The special school anticipating to be established for married women is said to be in two categories. The first school is for those who were illiterates because of early marriage and the second school is for Adults Education that is, those who didn’t have the privilege to attend any school before:
- “All women that married at early age will have the opportunity to continue with their education from their husbands houses. The schools will be in two categories so as to avoid problems emanating from the establishment of the schools. The first category is for those who started their schooling but due to one reason or the other dropped out. The other category is for the Adult Literacy classes that will be established in all local governments to assist women attain certain literacy level.”
The Minister of Women Affairs added that the Adult Literacy Class will also features skill acquisition and empowerment where the adults will be taught how to make local commodities:
- “In the Adult literacy schools, the women will also be empowered with skills training during their lessons. The women will be trained how to make soap, local soft drink, candle, pomade, cake, local hair dressing, tailoring and other small businesses.”