Model schools project will be ready before deadline-UBEC boss, Boboyi

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The Board Chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Prof. Usman Adamu Kyuka and the Executive Secretary Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has commenced the inspection of model schools built by the commission across Nigeria.

A statement by David Apeh, UBEC’S Head Public Relations/Protocol disclosed this in Abuja.

At one of the sites in Karshi FCT Abuja, the Chairman said the commission is happy with the level of work done and expressed hope that majority of the schools will be delivered before the end of the year,

He noted that the federal government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari intends to bring education close to Nigerian children with the latest technology available.

The Executive Secretary, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi said the Model school will consist of pre-primary, primary school, JSS, ICT training hall and sports facilities.

Dr. Bobboyi explained that model 1 which is divided among the geo-political zones will be sited in Imo, Bauchi, Edo, FCT, Katsina, Nasarawa and Lagos.

The model 2 schools according to him will be sited in Benue, Adamawa, Kaduna, Niger, Borno, Kano, Sokoto, Anambra, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ekiti and Oyo.

Earlier, the National Consultant, Arc. Mas’ud Abdulkarim said going by the level of cooperation among the various contractors handling the model schools, the project will be completed before the stipulated date.

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