Education

Kwara Receives ₦7bn UBEC Grant

Kwara state governor, Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman have revealed that the state have received the sum of N7, 151,142,190 as grant from Universal Basic Education (UBEC).

The governor, on his Twitter handle, said the monies are coming 7 years after the state were blacklisted by UBEC.

He added that the state had to pay ₦450m to be eligible for the grant.

“This money would be spent in phases over the next two years to fix up to 600 elementary schools out of the over 1400 decrepit basic education facilities across the state.

“It will also be used to equip the schools with ICT tools, training of teachers, and project evaluation, among other purposes contained in the UBEC work plan,” he added.

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