Committee spends N1m on classrooms, learning materials, boreholes

The School Based Management Committee ( SBMC) of Ja’en Special School in Gwale Local Government Area in Kano city says it has  spent over N1 million on renovation of classrooms and purchase of learning materials.
The Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Ado Ja’en, disclosed this while conducting round a Media Dialogue team on School Based Management Committee organised by  the UNICEF.

Ja-en said the measure was part of the committee’s contribution toward providing conducive learning atmosphere to achieve academic excellence in the school.

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He said  that the about N113,000 was spent on the landscaping of the school’s compound; N44,000 was spent on  providing school uniforms and learning materials for  34 pupils and N84,000 was spent on the repairs of broken down desks and chairs.

He also said that about N500,000 was spent  on the construction of two boreholes within the school’s premises which had 10,000 litre capacity overhead tank for  the pupils’ use.

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The chairman said that one of the bore holes was being used for car wash and watering a garden for commercial purposes .

” We are realising about N45,000 monthly to support basic needs of our school for optimal performances,” he said.

He said the committee would continue to  partner with the school’s Parents Teachers  Association (PTA) and others stakeholders within the committee to provide the basic needs of the school.

Leader of the team, Malam Auwal Nasiru, said the purpose of the visit was to assess what the committee was doing in enhancing teaching and learning activities and commended the body for its efforts in that direction.
Edited by Abdullahi Yusuf

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