The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the rehabilitation of 60 public schools across the state in fulfillment of his inaugural promise.
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayoto, made this known in a statement on Monday, October 28.
Adefisayoto stated that the bold vision of the governor on the rehabilitation of the 60 schools would herald a new vista, causing repositioning of the education sector of the state.
”These schools, 10 from each of the six education districts, are part of the efforts and impact-driven activities in kick-starting transformation in the education sector.
”This is aimed at improving standard and quality of education as well as education management in Lagos State,” she said.
The Commissioner further stated that the commencement of rehabilitation may not take-off until all due processes, including procurement, were fully completed and strictly adhered to by all parties involved.
She disclosed that the administration has resolved to introduce measures aimed at addressing three broad critical issues affecting education in the state.
“The issues to be addressed include, the need to upgrade the teaching profession, the curriculum and school infrastructure.”