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Lagos Spent N11b To Improve Infrastructure In Schools

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Lagos State Government today said it spent N11b on infrastructure to improve schools in Lagos State. Deputy Governor of the State Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule made this known when she addressed the press today in commemoration of the second year anniversary of the executive Governor of Lagos State ,Mr Akinwumi Ambode.

According to Adebule ‘During the year under review ,2016, 79 public schools were rehabilitated and renovated,16 public school wall fences was constructed,707 double-bunk beds and 469 mattresses were supplied to various schools with boarding facilities across the state.

A new world class model block of classrooms was introduced in our public secondary schools to improve teaching and learning. The foundation of the first three of the model buildings were laid at Awpri College Ojo,Agnus Memorial High School Shomolu and Lagos City College Sabo-Yaba.’

Adebule enjoined Parents and Guardians to monitor the activities and progress of their children and wards as no stone will be left unturned in the efforts of government to achieve set goals.

She said “I want to emphasize that without any prejudice to the outcome of the ongoing trial, any child found wanting like those Ireti Senior Grammar School and Falomo Senior High School will not be spared the consequence of his or her indiscretion”.

The Deputy Governor noted that the Lagos State Government in her bid to stamp out examination malpractices from her schools and encourage hard work, the State Examination Board has introduced a Digital Innovation Question Paper (DIQP) for Screening Test.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Education Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh  also at the press briefing said infrastructural facilities in all Tertiary Institutions had received attention in the last one year. He noted that all the roads in LASU (Ojo), LASUCOM (Ikeja) and LASPOTECH (Ikorodu) have been renovated with proper drainage and street lights installed.
He added that “in LASU, more than 15 buildings, including the Senate building, the Students’ Arcade, School of Communication, Ojo; and a Lecture Theater at the Epe campus have been completed and the construction of 6000 bed LASU hostel at the Ojo, campus will commence in July 2017”.

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