Emphasis on pillar of education

A lot of emphasis has been placed on the pillar of education, promoting access to education. This meant ensuring that all eligible children enter the school system.

Coming from a colonial background of limited or no access to education, where an overwhelming number of children were callously shut out of schools, it was therefore, a legitimate call for the new African governments to place a high premium on access to education.

However, with the benefit of hindsight, it is clear little thought was given to issues of quality and relevance of the education on offer.

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