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By Augusta Uchediunor

A non-governmental initiative (NGI), Project African Movement, plans to organize free learning in churches and mosques to reduce illiteracy.

NGI founder Mr. Solomon Mofolorunso-Ogunjobi made the revelation in a statement in Lagos on Monday.

He said the NGI will establish an open learning center that will lead the project in Ilesa, Osun.

He said the center would be known as the Eunice and Samuel Mofolorunso-Ogunjobi Memorial Open Learning Center.

He said the free apprenticeship would start in January 2022 and anyone under the age of 71 could participate.

“Tuition fees and one meal per day are free for all students of the various mosques and churches selected,” he said.

He said there was a need to use the facilities of worship centers to advance education in Africa to facilitate progress.

“There are more churches and mosques assembled than educational institutions on the African continent.

“The lack of meaningful education that leads to the acquisition of knowledge, which brings with it power, is what has kept our continent at the bottom of the development ladder,” he said. (NAA)

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