Kwara Community Get School As Governor Returned The Sum
Of N1,000,000 Spent on School Project to Community Women
A group of 25 women from the Agindigbi and Onila communities in Irepodun Local government of Kwara state decided to bring education to their community.
The women who were tired of their children and wards traveling some long kilometers to schools in neighboring communities decided to pull resources together and bring education closer to home.
In 2017 this group consisting of 25 women started contributing money to build a community school. It’s been 3years and the school project is still on the way. However, God has answered the prayers of the people of Agindigbi and Onila communities with the state government intervention.
Today, 14th January 2021 the Executive Governor of Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq visited the two communities and returned the total money spent on the school project back to the community women. Total money spent so far on the school project is equivalent to N1,000,000.
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq not only returned the money, but he also promised to continue on good work that they have started by expanding the classrooms and improving the facilities.
The Governor said he was greatly inspired by the action of these women and this has shown that President Muhammadu buhari’s social investment programmes are working and impacting lives.
According to the governor, the women have taken a fraction of the money they received from the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme and contributed it to building schools in their communities.
Governor AbdulRahman also stated that a vernment, his administration will continue to invest in education despite the limited resources.
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said his administration has concluded plans to fix 600 elementary schools all over Kwara state over the next few years and the government would also be employing about 5,000 skilled teachers through a transparent process to shore up the deficits in schools all over the state.