7. BEST GOVERNOR IN EDUCATION

GOVERNOR WILLI OBIANO

The Governor of Anambra state  his achievement on education includes:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Central school,

TOWN: AKPU

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Victory High School

b. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Community School,

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Provision of transformers for Special Education Centres

b. Increment in the subvention to all the special schools in the state

c. Construction of one classroom at BASDEN Special School

d. Construction of 3 classroom at BASDEN

e. Construction of one student hostel complex, BASDEN

f. Asphalting of 2km BASDEN Special Education Centre road

g. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom blocks in Community Secondary School,

h. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Isulo Primary School,

i. Electrification of BASDEN Memorial Special Education Centre

j. Construction of Isulo School of the Blind, Deaf and Dumb Isulo Road

TOWN: NAWFIJA

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks in Community Secondary School, Nawfija

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks in Premier Secondary School.

b. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks at Girls Secondary School, Ogbunka

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation 5 classroom blocks in Onneh Primary School,

TOWN: OWELLE EZUKALA

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks in Community Secondary School, Owerre Ezukala

TOWN: UMUCHUKWU

j. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks in Community Secondary School,

k. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks in Community Primary School,

l. Renovation and rehabilitation of classroom 5 blocks in Community Secondary School, at Government Technical College, Umunze

TOWN: AZIA

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Azia Central school, Azia

b. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at St. Anthony Secondary School, Azia

c. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Pioneer Secondary School, Azia

TOWN: AMORKA

20 MILLION PROJECT:

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Community Primary School, Amorka

b. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Town School, Amorka

TOWN: IHIALA

OTHER PROJECTS:

c. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Umuezeawala Primary School, Ihiala

d. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Okwuohia Primary school, Ihiala

e. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Abbot Girls Secondary School, Ihiala

TOWN: ISSEKE

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Ubahu Primary School, Isseke

TOWN: LILU

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks at Ndianurugo Primary School, Lilu

TOWN: MBOSI

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Construction of slab at Mbosi Community Primary School and Construction and installation of Directional Sign Board
TOWN: OKIJA

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Oghalegbu Primary School, Okija

TOWN: ORSUMOGHU

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Community Secondary School,

TOWN: ULI

PROJECT: 1 BLOCK OF 6 CLASSROOMS WITH 2 OFFICES AND COMPLETION OF TOWN HALL

OTHER PROJECTS:

a. Construction of Borehole at Umuchina Community Primary School.

b. Perimeter fencing at Umuchina Community Primary School, Uli

c. Construction of new 4 classroom block with office apartment at Okwuohia Primary school

d. Construction of new 4 classroom block with office apartment at Obilakaba Pioneer Primary School

e. Construction of new 4 classroom block with office apartment at Progressive Primary School, Umuezike

f. Construction of new 4 classroom block with office apartment at Community Primary School, Ndiakaba

g. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Eziama Community Primary School

h. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Ndiegwungwu Community School, Uli

i. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Akwa Primary School, Uli

j. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Progressive Primary School, Uli

k. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Anyadifu Primary School, Uli

l. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Boys High School, Uli

m. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Progresive Primary School, Ezeama

n. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Ihite Primary School, Uli

o. Renovation and rehabilitation of 5 classroom blocks in Umumbazi Primary School, Uli

TOWN: UBULUISIUZOR

PROJECT: 6 CLASSROOM BLOCKS WITH OFFICES
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ALL THESE FOR IHIALA LGA ALONE IN JUST 3.5 YEARS… THIS

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AREGBESOLA RAUF

The governor of Osun state his achievement on education includes:

Anthony Udofia Elementary School, Osogbo.

St Michael Elementary School, Ibokun,

Salvation Army Primary School, Alekuwodo

St Thomas Elementary and Middle School, Iwoye Ijesa,

Osogbo Government High School, Osogbo,

Adventist Government High School, Ede and AUD Government Elementary School, Sabo, Osogbo.

Under it, he provide nutritious and healthy meals to Elementary 1-4 pupils in all public schools on every school day. This programme is integrated into our agriculture and poverty eradication programmes and is now a roaring success. “Still under education,

Established Osun Education Quality Assurance and Morality Enforcement Agency to address the twin problems of indiscipline and falling standards in education.

Osun state  pupils had 46.3 per cent pass in the last West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), a giant leap of 137 per cent increase over the previous year’s paltry 19.5 per cent pass.

AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL

ACHIEVEMENTS OF GOVERNOR AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR

  1. Declaration of state of emergency in education
  2. Establishment of a technical committee on state of emergency and charged with the responsibility of developing a framework for the proper implementation of the emergency declared.
  3. In 2016 budget, education got N34.5 billion, the highest budgetary allocation of 29%
  4. In 2017 budget, education maintained its top position in sectoral allocation when it got N38.4 billion allocation. This represents 27.3 percent of the total budget outlay.
  5. The sum of N2.2 billion has been paid as scholarship to Sokoto indigenes from May 2015 to date.
  6. Right to Education Bill: Sokoto became the first state in Nigeria to introduce the ‘Right to Education’ bill when Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal sought assent from the State House of Assembly for passage. The bill provides for free and compulsory education, to be paid for by public coffers, for all children between ages six and 18. It also criminalises refusal to send children to school, and parents will be liable to criminal prosecution if they stop their children from attending school.
  7. Only LGA in Nigeria without senior secondary school gets one: Building of Government Secondary School, Balle, Gudu LGA, the only local government area without a senior secondary school in Nigeria. In 2016, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal released the sum of N1.2 billion for construction work for the new school to begin. Apart from providing opportunity for the LGA’s 200,000 inhabitants, the new school will operate a dual curriculum of English and French, and will serve citizens of Nigeria and neighbouring Niger Republic.
  8. Construction of 54 new secondary schools: From September 2015 to date, 54 new secondary schools have been built. The number includes 35 new junior secondary schools and 19 new senior secondary schools. In total, government intends to build 160 new primary and secondary schools across the state by the end of 2017.
  9. Creation of Agency for Girl Child Education which will supervise and implement targeted policies aimed at assisting female students to achieve their potentials in life.
  10. Disbursement of N158 million to 10,564 families to enable them allow their female children to attend schools.
  11. In 2015/2016 academic session, 1,200,000 new pupils were admitted into schools for the first time. A similar target has been set for the current 2016/2017 academic session.
  12. Sponsorship of 250 female teachers for specialized training at the State College for Education. They will be posted back to their communities to serve as role models for girls.
  13. Renovation of 1500 primary schools, 180 junior secondary schools and 200 senior secondary schools with more than 80% of the number completed.
  14. Approval, in principle, to build 40 new model secondary schools in the state. The new model schools will serve as pioneer centres of excellence across the three senatorial zones in the 23 LGAs. The work will go hand in hand with renovation of existing schools currently going on.
  15. Upgrading the Department of Higher Education into a full-fledged ministry.
  16. Introduction of the approved Consolidated Salary Structure for lecturers in all tertiary institutions in Sokoto State.
  17. Training of 3,143 teachers in new teaching techniques. Done with collaboration of NEI+
  18. Training of 165 teachers on Quality Assurance assessment and Jolly Phonics
  19. Recruitment of 1000 new teachers for secondary schools, including science and technology teachers
  20. Sponsoring of about 300 lecturers to various trainings at home and abroad
  21. Building of 230 blocks of 3 classrooms and two blocks of 6 classrooms in various Primary and Junior Secondary Schools across the state
  22. Renovation of more than 300 blocks of classrooms state-wide.
  23. N93,600,000 used for procurement and distribution of JAMB forms to 13,000 Sokoto indigenes in two years.
  24. N603,409,308 expended on construction of 60 office complex and modern library at Sokoto State University
  25. Establishment of College of Basic and Remedial Studies, Sokoto
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GOVERNOR HENRY SERIAKE DICKSON (BAYELSA  STATE)

The Governor of Bayelsa state  his achievement on education includes:

THE SCHOOL OF IJAW LANGUAGE.

Theatre Hall has been constructed,

the establishment of the University of Africa

The introduction of the boarding system through the Ijaw National Academy and other Model Schools in all LGAs,

The massive investment in educational infrastructure and programmes has repositioned Bayelsa State in the educational index of the country, which is evident in the recent WAEC, NECO and other external examinations. 

GOVERNOR IFEANYI OKOWA

Completion of Faculty of Law – at DELSU, Oleh Campus which His Excellency has commissioned

Completion of the Health Clinic at DELSU, Anwai Campus.

DELTA STATE BURSARY AND SCHOLARSHIP BOARD

The Board currently offers over 7 windows of opportunities for students to access the state Government Financial Support Services. They include the following but some of these are on hold due to the economic situation in the country;

Student’s Special Assistance Scheme.

Scholarship to local

Scholarship Oversea/External

First Class Scholarship.

Financial Assistance to students in the Nigerian Law School.

Scholarship for Physically Challenged Students and Children of Deceased Civil Servants.

External Scholarship Services; BEA and Commonwealth Scholarship programme, agbami scholarship, e.t.c.

Students Special Assistance Scheme

This scheme was introduced and approved by the State Government to replace the popular bursary regime. The Board is currently paying the 2013/2014 academic year to the students who registered and was verified by their institution. So far the board has paid over 12,000 students from 62 institutions with the sum of N250,000,000.00 at the rate of 20,000.00 per student.

The feat was as result of the State Government approval of the sum of N400,000,000.00 for the scheme and the registration exercise for the next academic year is in process. Of the N400,000,000.00, about N250,000,000.00 has been spent with the balance yet to be released. The sum of 347,000,000.00 has also been approved for the 2015/2016 academic session for which the exercise has commenced, awaiting release of fund.

Scholarship Local

This scheme covers students in undergraduate, masters and Ph.D programme in Nigerian University. It might interest you to know that the State Government gave N100,000.00 each to the 385 undergraduate, N200,000.00 each to 104 masters degree category and N300,000.00 to Ph.D category. The State Government has paid all the beneficiaries of this scheme that commenced from 2010. In 2015, 40 Ph.D beneficiaries were paid their second tranche from the 2011 Ph.D programme beneficiaries who are also expecting their final payment.

Scholarship for children of deceased civil servants, physically challenged students.

It is imperative to note that the policy of granting scholarship to children of Deceased Civil Servants/Physically challenged students is a culture the State inherited from the defunct Bendel State and has been a tradition in the state since creation.

The state government has always given scholarship to children of deceased civil servants who died in active service and physically challenged students who are in school.

The State Government gives each awardee in the primary school N20,000.00. Secondary school N30,000.00 and Tertiary Institutions N50,000.00.