Kogi State Governor Idris Wada, has assured that his administration will utilize judiciously the 2012 Universal Basic Education Commission grant it received recently.
The governor gave the assurance on Tuesday in Lokoja when he received a delegation from the National Headquarters of UBEC, led by Dr. Yakubu Gambo, Deputy Executive Secretary School Services that were in the State to assess he management style of the Kogi State SUBEB.
Wada who was represented by his Deputy Governor, Yomi Awoniyi, assured of due diligence in the execution of the 2012 UBEC project, commending the intervention of UBEC in improving the physical development of schools in the country.
While noting that the present administration has embarked on the refurbishing of iconic schools across the State, he added that his administration will strive to transform the landscape of primary schools in the State.
He added that machinery has been put in motion to assess the outstanding 2013, 2014 and 2015, N3 billion UBEC funds belonging to the State, stressing that no stone would be left unturned in improving the learning condition of schools in the State.
Earlier, in his remarks, Dr Yakubu Gambo, Deputy Executive Secretary School Services, UBEC commended Kogi State for its friendly implementation of Basic Education programme, appealing to the State Government to make efforts towards assessing a N3 billion outstanding 2013, 2014 and 2015 grant that will enable the State improve Basic Education activities.

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