How Osinbajo. Borno Govt are creating Education opportunities for insurgency orphans
*President commissions new primary school named after VP in Maiduguri
* State Govt honours Osinbajo months after he builds free ultra modern boarding school in the State
Not many know why the Borno State Government led by Governor Kashim Shettima named a public primary school after Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the last week. Some think it’s simply because he is the Vice President of Nigeria but there is more to this than we think, it’s the special bond he shares with the state and its people.
Given that Prof. Osinbajo likes to carry himself in a private and quiet way, not wanting accolades or recognitions as a public office holder and as a nationalist, some of these things go unnoticed locally and internationally but he has written his name in the sands of time through never mentioned charitable acts.
For starters, some observers say the naming of the School by the State Government after the Vice President is a reflection of Prof Osinbajo’s passion for the North East especially Borno, where he has also privately raised funds and built a big ultra modern boarding School to address the growing number of children who became orphans as a result of the insurgency in that part of the country.
While the boarding school the VP raised funds to build has possibly thousands of children in both primary and secondary school classes, the new school built by the government and opened by the President on Thursday is only for primary students. However both the private school bui