Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has reiterated the resolution of his administration to revamp the education sector in the state, in line with its campaign promises of using the sector as a component of development.
The Governor disclosed this while inaugurating a block of two classrooms donated to Alaparo community in Moro local government area of the State, by the Ilorin Emirate Stakeholders Forum as part of its 2018 /2019 intervention project.
The governor, who commended the Forum for the gesture said the school will serve as a prototype to be provided for other communities, directed the forum to identify 20 communities in need of such intervention that will be supported by the state government.
Convener of the project, Honourable Ahmed Yinka Aluko said the forum was established to develop the numerous communities in the emirate within its limit.
Aluko added that the group believed that by providing befitting learning centres for rural communities, children of those communities will also have the opportunity of enjoying what is obtainable in the urban centres and for them to be useful to themselves and thier community in the future.
The chairman of the project implementation Committee Alhaji Abubakar Aliagan had called the attention of the forum to plight of the village when he was invited to farm in the community.
He however said he was drawn to the learning conditions of the ramshackle building housing pupils of the school up to primary six.
He said such dilapidated structure are scattered across the Ilorin Emirate and commended the state Governor for promising to turn around educational sector in the state, by providing infrastructure and other learning materials.