Peter Obi bought buses, returned schools to missionaries and was accessible to students. What did TINUBU do in education?

Peter Obi bought buses, returned schools to missionaries and was accessible to students. What did TINUBU do in education?

In 1999, Governor Tinubu initiated and commenced the era of reform, rehabilitation, rebuilding of the education sector in the state with a view to making public schools, especially at the primary level, attractive to the populace;

Governor Tinubu repositioned the education sector through the creation of enabling environment and the continuation of the teacher training programs, as well as improving the welfare package for teachers in the state (My Achievements). By Tinubu, The Vanguard, Tuesday July 13, 1999

Between 2006 -2007, Governor Tinubu activated the injection of massive funds to the tune of N1 billion for LASU;

Rehabilitation of schools in all Divisions of the state through the Schools Rehabilitation Program, massive construction of school furniture and equipping of labs

In 2000, Governor Tinubu activated the provision of free education in all public primary and secondary schools, including the payment of WAEC/NECO fees as well as all internal examination fees, to ensure that indigent children did not drop out of school.

In July 20, 1999, Governor Bola Tinubu ordered that his monthly basic salary be paid to four rehabilitation centres until further notice. The beneficiaries are: Pacelli School 1 and 11 (Surulere), Modupe Cole Child Care and Treatment House (Yaba) and The Spinal Cord Injury Ass

Rehabilitation of Secondary schools, the building of prototype classrooms and resuscitation of abandoned classrooms in projects in 38 schools; Provision of 2000 new blocks of classrooms in primary schools.

Construction of 4 millennium secondary schools each with 39 classrooms, staffs room, library, laboratories, and 60 toilets as a new model for public schools; Provision of 500,000 new desks and chairs for primary and secondary schools thus eliminating the need for children to carry their furniture to and from home as it were before 1999;

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Provision of educational materials for the teaching of science subjects; Paid N127 Million as bursary/scholarship awards to over 4,000 students in Tertiary Institutions;

Expenditure of N505 million on emergency repairs of falling roofs, damaged ceilings, collapsed fences and provision of drainages in 133 under the SAVE OUR SOULS project; Construction of additional 1, 272 classrooms and provision of perimeter fencing, drainage channels, lab  263 Schools for maintenance of structures, 103 Senior Secondary Schools, 115 Junior Sec Schools, 5 Technical Schools and 40 Primary Schools;
22 Between 1999-2007, Tinubu overhauled and sustained the payment of bursary awards to Students in higher institutions including Law School.

Tinubu approved the upgrading of schools to Model College and return of Board of Governor)

Tinubu’s administration spent N14.37 m on the rehab of toilets, quarters, hostels, admin blocks, classrooms, wkshps, prototype building of TESCOM and LED offices in some schools

Tinubu’s administration , via Ministry of Education Re-focused and re-shaped the policy and curriculums of Lagos State Edu System;

In conjunction with Unilever/Nestle/Cadbury, Tinubu’s administration, approved the provision of free nutritious milk to primary school pupils;

The sum of N135 million was disbursed as annual subvention to five special schools for the handicapped Modupe Cole Children Care and Home, Atunda–Olu School for the physically handicapped, Wesley School 1 & 11 for the deaf and National orthopedic Special Schools);

N1b was expanded on the massive rehabilitation/reconstruction of over 60 public pry and sec. schools across the state (250 new classrooms already completed out of the 750 envisaged);

Tinubu’s admin ensured regular payment of teachers salary as opposed to before him

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Household Furniture at a cost of N25.2 million for the supply of additional 10,000 dual desks and benches

Forty One (41) secondary school buildings at the twenty (20) Local Government Areas were rehabilitated at a cost of N50.2 million in 2000; A total sum of 1.5m was expended for the Installation of JSS introductory technology facilities/equipment in 3 secondary schools namely: Ivory Grammar School, Ibeshe – Amuwo/Odofin LED, Sari-Iganmu Secondary School, Apapa – Apapa LED, keke High School, Ifako-Ijaiye LED)

A total sum of N750,000 was expended on the supply of Ten (10) intro-technology wksh benches in five sec schls, namely: Ivory Grammar Schl, Ibeshe – Amuwo/Odofin LED, Sari-Iganmu Sec Schl, Apapa – Apapa LED, keke High Schl, Ifako-Ijaiye LED; Civil Service Model Coll, igbogbo

Seventeen (17) schools were provided with wall fences in the state in 1999. The total length was five thousand, two hundred and thirty-one metres (5231 metres) at a cost of N22,156 million;

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