11 December 2015, Abuja – The World Bank has commenced the review of its activities in Nigeria.
The leader of the team undertaking the review, Guillemette Jaffrin, said this when his team visited the Bureau of Public Enterprises in Abuja on Wednesday, according to a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the Head of Public Communications, BPE, Mr. Alex Okoh.
Although Jaffrin did not disclose the purpose of the review, he said the bank was concluding the review of its activities in Nigeria and, therefore, needed to visit the BPE for its inputs into the exercise.
He informed the World Bank team that the reform of the health sector in the country would check quackery and high medical pilgrimage abroad by Nigerians, and also called for urgent reform of education in the country to ensure the enforcement of standards at the primary and secondary school levels.
Dikki noted that though there were regulatory institutions for tertiary education like the Nigerian Universities Commission and the National Board for Technical Education, among others, to ensure the enforcement of standards, this was lacking at the primary and secondary levels.