Lafia - The Nasarawa State Government has earmarked N600 million to construct
a secondary school in each of the three senatorial
districts of the state.
Dr Dominic Bako-Adagadzu , the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of
Finance, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in
Lafia on Saturday.
Bako-Adagadzu said that the construction of the three schools would
complement the existing ones and afford the people more access to
He said that the present administration attached much importance to education.
He said "education is the bedrock of economic and national
development and the Al-makura administration would do everything
possible to ensure that he provides conducive atmosphere for learning in
Bako-Adagadzu said that in an effort to meet the manpower need of the
state in the education sector, N4.2 billion was appropriated for
capital projects in the sector.
The permanent secretary explained that about N300 million was
earmarked for the construction of science laboratories in all secondary
schools in the state.
He added that "government has also appropriated N600 million for
rehabilitation and construction of more classrooms and hostels as well
as procurement modern textbooks for the state secondary schools.’’