Makinde Commends UBEC On Education Service Delivery Initiative


…….. Oyo state will benefit from better education service delivery – UBEC

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has expressed the plans of his administration to replicate the construction of the Federal Government’s SMART School initiative in each of the three senatorial districts of the state for quality teaching and the use of Information Communication Technology ICT.

He stated this while receiving a delegation of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) in his office led by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono.

Governor Makinde commended the Universal Basic Education Commission for its support efforts in uplifting basic education and Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) initiative as well as plans to out- of-school syndrome in the State. 

The governor equally explained that as part of the fulfilment of the promise made to the UBEC, his administration has not only met the recommendation of UNESCO for Education but surpassed it in the 2021 budget. 

While speaking on BESDA in Oyo State, governor Makinde, promised that his administration would align with Universal Basic Education Commission on Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) fund. 

Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education,Sonny Echono, appreciated the Oyo State Government in the implementation of the zonal Headquarters project that is ongoing in the state.

He noted that Oyo state had been selected as the only South West state from the 17 states that would benefit from this scheme.

According to him, the delegation would further assess ongoing education projects in the state, as well as hold bilateral discussions on the implementation of education programmes to achieve a better education service delivery in the state.