The Kwara State Government says it is prepared to strengthen the state’s basic education sector with over 14billion naira. This is coming after a recent grant of N7.1billion was given to the state by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).
The Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi made this known through a statement issued by the Commissioner for Communications, Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin. According to the Finance Commissioner, the state will be investing at least N14,301,843,568.18 to revive the education sector.
Oyeyemi remarked that the investment was needed to ascertain a bright future for education in the state. She said the decision will be forwarded to the House of Assembly for consent and inclusion into the supplementary budget.