(From This Day (Nigeria) - AAGM)
The Executive Secretary, National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education (Nmec), Dr. Ahmed Oyinlola, recently spoke with Bukola Olatunji on the activities of the Commission. Excerpts:
A N120 million United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) fund for mass literacy was allegedly misappropriated sometime ago. What is your comment on this?
I do not want to make any comment about that. But I do know that the commission had a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the UNDP, which stated in that we should make literate 3.1 million adult illiterates between 1995 and 1997. At the end ofthe programme, we have records to show that we made 3.7 million people literate. The misappropriation of money is a non-issue because as far as …