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Ministry of Education kicks off activities to celebrate Commonwealth day

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and the Minister of State for Education Chukwemeka Nwajiuba at the media briefing on the 2021 Commonwealth Day Commemoration

The Federal Ministry of Education has commenced activities to commemorate the 2021 Common wealth day.

At a media briefing in Abuja, The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu said the commonwealth day is observed by the 54 member countries of the common wealth with the Queen of England as the symbolic head.

Mallam Adamu explained that the ministry usually celebrates the day with range of activities which commenced with sending a reminder to the thirty six states commissioners and the federal capital territory education board on the need to ensure that basic and secondary and tertiary education institutions under them are aware of the commemoration so as to mark the day accordingly.

Speaking on this year’s theme, “Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating and Transforming” Mallam Adamu said members of the common wealth of nations through interrelated networks would put together their resources and expertise to achieve innovations that would protect their collective natural resources, ensure ocean health, empower  women and girls, sustain democratic governance and boost trade and education for the common good of all member countries.

Mallam Adamu said the commonwealth day which will be celebrated on the 8th of march will be colourful with dramatic procession of the commonwealth flags by respective flags bearers representing all the member nations, the theme song which is an elucidation of the commemoration theme would also be presented, including poetry recitations, dance drama, cultural dance and exhibitions by students to further explore the theme of the event.   

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