The Africa and Europe regional representative of Commonwealth Students Association, Comrade Marwan Umar Gwamba and his team visited officials of Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria on Thursday 26th September 2019.
In his delegation were the National President of National Union of Kebbi State Students University of Abuja Chapter and Students Union President of University of Abuja.
In his speech, Comr Marwan explained to the Ministry officials that the purpose of the visit was to establish a good working relationship with Commonwealth Students Association and Ministry of Education in Nigeria towards the Success of UN’s SDGs4.
“The purpose of our visit is to establish a good working relationship with the Ministry, most especially considering that this is the first time a Nigerian is Representing Africa and Europe in the Commonwealth Students Association, its also my pleasure to inform the Ministry the ongoing effort to host Commonwealth Students Association Students Forum in Nigeria, This is an honor to Nigeria considering the importance of Commonwealth to Nigeria and its population as the Giant of Africa.” He reiterated.
In his remark, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Arc Sonny S.T Enocho who hosted the team appreciated their visit and the works of CSA.
“I understand that CSA is the Coalescence of Students Organization of Commonwealth Countries that amplify the Voice of 1.2 billion Students of the Commonwealth, it is a honor to have a Nigerian representing Africa and Europe as well and the Ministry assure you that, we will give you all the necessary support most especially on it’s effort to ensure the success of SDGs 4 which is “Access to Quality Education for all” and would be ready to partner with you as well” Enocho explained,
In her remark Mrs Ndajiwo H. Asta Executive Secretary Federal Scholarship Board Nigeria charge CSA to do more in informing Students about the ongoing Commonwealth Scholarship opportunity MSc and PhD Students to Study in UK
Others who talked at the visit were directors and student leaders at the Office of the Permanent Secretary.