The Oyo State Government says it would site a Model school at the Command Science Secondary School, Saki.
The Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB), Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran disclosed this during an on-the-spot assessment visit to some on-going projects in the 10 local government areas in Oyo North senatorial district.
The Chairman revealed that the state government would make provisions for the construction of the model school in the 2019 UBEC/SUBEB intervention funds, saying it would be part of government’s contribution to the development of education in the zone.
He also commended contractors handling various on-going UBEC/SUBEB intervention projects in Oke-Ogun area of the state for the unprecedented level of performance.
According to him, the government is using its resources as counterpart funds to construct projects that would provide conducive learning environment for children across the state.
“We hope to entrench a lasting legacy in the area of basic education, by providing good learning environment for these children,” he said.
The SUBEB boss said the on-going projects would go a long way in promoting the socio-educational development of the state, adding that some of the projects include four model schools that would be ready for use from the beginning of next academic session.
“This is why Governor Seyi Makinde in his wisdom has decided to ensure that quality work is provided by all contractors,” he added.
Enumerating the level of performance of the projects, which he said was eighty percent completed and ready for commissioning, the Chairman assured members of the public that most of the projects would be ready for use by next session.
Among the schools visited were St. Paul Anglican primary school, Okutapemo; Anwaru-Islam Junior High School, Iseyin and Awoyemi Commercial High School, Okeho.
Others include L.A. Primary School, Olele; First ABS Basic School, Gbelekale, Ilero; Muslim Community Pry School, Isale Alfa, Saki; Command Science Secondary School, Saki among others.