The Commissioner for Education Enugu, Prof. Uche Eze said that the council in a bid to enhance the standard of learning and ensure that the basic education programme is continuously promoted in the state, approved that the sum of N1billion be released to the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to enable the board draw down another N1billion from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja.
He further explained that the essence of the approval was also for the state government to continue to construct new classroom blocks, renovate dilapidated ones and provide the essential instructional resources that will enhance effective learning system, saying: “This is a demonstration of the Governor Ugwuanyi-led administration to ensure that education is placed at a level that is competitive worldwide”.
Prof. Eze also stated that the council approved
The release of N50 million as grant to the Enugu State Polytechnic Iwollo, Ezeagu to procure workshop and laboratory equipment and other instructional materials that would enable the institution obtain full accreditation for all her programmes, sequel to the interim accreditation from the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)
2. N10 million was approved for the institution as additional monthly subvention to enable it recruit more 121 academic and non-academic staff and pay them monthly salary.
3. N22, 650,000.00 to enable the academic and physical planning sub committees for the relocation of the Enugu State College of Education Technical, Enugu to Ihe, Awgu Local Government Areas complete their assignments.
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