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Why We Completed Ongoing, Abandoned Projects – Oyo SUBEB Chairman

The Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Nureni Adeniran has revealed the reason the Engineer Seyi Makinde-led government completed the ongoing and abandoned projects in schools across the state.

Speaking at SUBEB office, Ibadan, on Tuesday, Adeniran said the completion of the projects was done in the best interest of the state as against what happened in the past.

He said “Immediately we came on board, and I received the briefs from different departments, we swung into action. The first thing I did was that I saw the list of projects that were on-going and abandoned. We undertook a tour to all the 33 local governments areas.

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When asked about the implementation of Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) in the state, Adeniran said over 5,000 out-of-school children had been added to the enrolment number in the state’s public primary schools.

He added that the implementation was BESDA would soon see Alamjiris and street hawkers attracted to schooling.

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Adeniran explained that the state had identified centres across 21 local government areas in the state where Almajiris and hawkers will be trained.
He pointed out that the centres will become operational as soon as training for teachers to man the centres is concluded.

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