21 April 2017

Nigeria: Yobe Renovates More Schools With N706 Million

Damaturu — The Yobe State Government is to spend N706 million to renovate and rehabilitate two additional secondary schools as part of ongoing effort to retrofit schools and enhance education service delivery.

The schools are Government Girls Secondary School Nguru and Government Secondary School, Nangere, according to the state Commissioner for Information, Home Affairs and Culture Alhaji Mala Musti who said Wednesday night that the State Executive Council had also approved N199 million for the procurement of 1, 590 metric tonnes of NPK fertilizer for use by farmers in the 2017 farming season.

Mala Musti explained that the two secondary schools bring to five the number of schools to undergo complete renovation and expansion under the Gaidam administration's drive to improve the state's education sector.

"Three secondary schools in Yunusari, Gwio-Kura and Fika were earlier awarded for reconstruction and rehabilitation and work in all of them is now nearly completed," he said.

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