Govt. spends N11.6 bn on rehabilitation of public schools


Dr Idiat Adebule, Deputy Governor, Lagos State.

The Lagos State Government on Monday said N11.6 billion was expended on rehabilitation and construction of some public primary and secondary schools in the state.

Dr Idiat Adebule, Deputy Governor who also doubles as the Commissioner for Education, made the disclosure at the 2017 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark two years in office of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode.

Adebule said the massive project was carried out to accommodate the growing population of the state as well as provide conducive teaching and learning environment in public schools.

”In 2016, Gov. Ambode approved funds for the ministry where 79 schools were renovated, construction of school wall fence in 16 schools, construction of six new classroom blocks and 48, 440 students, 1,800 teachers and 100 principals furniture were supplied.

”We also provided 707 double-bunk…

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