Nigerian Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
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Nigeria 'looking to improve school security'

Nigeria's new Safe Schools Initiative will look to give parents more confidence in putting their children back into education, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said.

The Nigerian finance minister said that in the troubled states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa children have not been in school since March this year.

Broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Wednesday 2 July.

  • 02 Jul 2014
  • From the section Africa
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