Dr Lyop Mang, the Executive Chairman of Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has said that Plateau Government spent more than N212 million to renovate classrooms in the last four years.
Mang, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos, said that the renovation was in addition to the 94 ongoing schools renovation projects worth N872 million.
She said that the N212 million went into renovating 225 primary school classrooms and 84 junior secondary schools in the state.
Mang said that government had also procured 564 swings chairs for teachers and 5,372 plastic chairs as well as tables for the classes.
“Government also purchased 2,506 six-inch mattresses for primary school children in boarding schools,’’ she said.
The chairman said that there was the need for quality education for vulnerable groups, adding that the government was ready to support every child to attain minimum standards of education.
She said the government was partnering with the School of the Blind and the Deaf in Gindiri to improve standards of training facilities in such specialist institutions. (NAN)