EDUCATION: Ekiti First Lady Flags Off Schools Renovation Project

July 20, 2023

Over 900 million naira has been disbursed to 10 secondary schools selected randomly across Ekiti state for massive renovation of structures through the World Bank Sponsored Adolescent Girls’ Initiative for Learning and Empowerment Project(AGILE).

While flagging off the project in Ado-Ekiti, the Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Olayemi Oyebanji charged all stakeholders to ensure sustainability of the program and remain committed to its success.

She encouraged the benefiting schools and the contractors handling the renovations to use the money judiciously as well as ensure quality job in oder to achieve the aim of the project, which bordered on conducive learning environment for students.

In her remarks, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Science and Technology, Dr Adebimpe Aderiye, noted that the program would continually remind the stakeholders of the importance of education saying that the project would be an impetus to the growth and development of education sector.

She called on members of the School Based Management Committee, SBMC, to continue to educate the people on the importance of all projects under AGILE, pointing out that that out of 16 schools selected for the Program, 10 were approved for the first phase.

In their goodwill messages, the Chairman House Committee on Education, Hon. Jacob Awoniyi, Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers, Onisan of Isan-Ekiti, Oba Ayodele Adejuwon, Chairman of Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Hon Bode Adetunji commended stakeholders for ensuring adequate development of the sector.

They attributed success recorded so far to the political will of the present administration, urging stakeholders to put in their best to implementation of AGILE projects in all the local governments across the State.

Last modified: July 21, 2023

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