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UBEC commences inspection of model schools across Nigeria

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UBEC commences inspection of model schools across Nigeria

By Cecilia Ijuo

Professor Usman Kyuka, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Commission for Universal Basic Education (UBEC), and the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, began the inspection of model schools built throughout the country by commission.

This was contained in a statement by Mr. David Ejika Apeh, UBEC’s public relations and protocol officer, in Abuja on Sunday.

At one of the sites in Karshi, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the chairman noted that the commission was satisfied with the level of work accomplished and “before the end of the year, the majority of schools will be delivered ”.

Kyuka noted the federal government’s determination to bring the education of Nigerian children closer to the latest technology available.

For his part, UBEC Executive Secretary Dr Hamid Bobboyi said the model schools would include “a nursery school, a primary school, a JSS, an ICT training room and sports facilities”.

He said “Model 1,” divided between geopolitical areas, would be located in Imo, Bauchi, Edo, Katsina, Nasarawa, Lagos and the CTF states.

“Model 2” schools, he said, would be located in Benue, Adamawa, Kaduna, Niger, Borno, Kano, Sokoto, Anambra, Ebonyi, Akwa ibom, Cross River, Ekiti and Oyo states.

The national consultant for the project, Mas’ud Abdulkarim, said that based on the level of cooperation between the entrepreneurs running the model schools, the project should be delivered before the stipulated dates. (NAA)

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