The United States government, through the Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sokoto State as a part of its continued support to the education sector.
The MoU was signed between the USAID Mission Director, Michael T. Harvey and His Excellency, the Governor of
The five-year deal sets out the shared and individual commitments for collaboration in the education sector made by both the USAID and Sokoto and provides a framework for mutual accountability for education activities in the state.
A statement by the US Embassy in Abuja obtained yesterday, said: “The MoU supports the Sokoto State government’s goals and targets in its education sector strategic plans and establishes a preliminary plan for joint monitoring and evaluation of progress.”
“The United States commends Sokoto State for its extraordinary efforts to providing greater learning opportunities for its children. This MoU will expand the partnership between the USAID and Sokoto State to improve primary education in Sokoto”, said USAID Mission Director, Michael Harvey.