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Nigeria to make IT Education compulsory for schools

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In a bid to actualise the vision 2020 initiative geared at making Nigeria one of the top 20 economies of the world, the government by early 2008 make Information Technology (IT) education compulsory for primary and secondary schools in the country.

Computer subject, under the approval The National Education Council (NEC), will be compulsory and will be ranked number three after English language and mathematics. IT penetration is expected to improve through the adoption of this strategy and more jobs would be created in the economy.

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