According to him, the liberation of Africa would be possible if the younger ones were adequately equipped educationally.
"I am passionate because I want African children to be empowered", he said.
The South African President and Founder of the Jacob Zuma Foundation, who was accompanied by his wife and top South African businessmen and government officials, described the signing of the MoU "as beginning of the journey of solving Africa's problem once and for all".
He said that a child or a nation without education did not have the tool to face challenges.
"My people told me how the British treated them in prison and that is while I say education is critical in Africa so that we can hang on our own affairs".
He said: "I am a freedom fighter who devoted his life to the fight for freedom of my people and Africa, but I have discovered that it is not only freedom that can change the lives of Africans, education is the key, as power comes through knowledge and knowledge comes through education". "This can only be corrected through education empowerment of our people, which the Rochas Foundation is giving".
Mr. Zuma, who is facing multiple accusations of corruption, fraud, and money laundering in his country, arrived Imo State on a two-day working visit on Friday. "It is a case of show me your friend and I'll tell you who you are".
"Africans must come together to address African problems".
"We were divided by our colonial masters, who created different burdens, but we are the same". We can not succeed if we handle problems as individuals.
"These ones will go nowhere anymore until they finish their universities and then we shall send them back to their countries where they will contribute to the economic development".
South Africa President Jacob Zuma and Imo State Governor Rocha Okorocha yesterday joined forces to offer quality education to indigent African children at no cost.
Lanre Suraj, CSNAC's Chairman, said in a statement on Sunday the honour bestowed on Mr. Zuma would embolden the president to tell his people he is celebrated overseas. I boost of not the sustainability of this project because God is doing this whole thing.
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A statement issued on Saturday, signed by the court's Registrar General Syed Aminul Islam, contained the allegations against Mr. Later, on October 2, he sought a one-month leave from the President, who granted the holiday from the next day, it said.