Lagos spends N11.5 billion on infrastructural upgrade in schools


L-R: Special Adviser on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh; Deputy Governor, Dr. Oluranti Adebule and the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde during a ministerial press conference on Monday.

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Government on Monday disclosed that it has spent over N11.5 billion to upgrade infrastructure in public schools across the state in the last one year.

Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Oluranti Adebule, who disclosed this at a ministerial press conference in Alausa, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, said part of the money was expended in renovating 79 public schools, fence 16 school, construct six new classroom blocks, while 707 double-bunk beds and 469 mattresses were supplied to boarding schools, among other projects executed.

“The revolution in the education sector, especially our goal of providing conducive teaching and learning…

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