Kogi, Benue, Nasarawa… states have N10.27bn UBE funds unaccessed [DETAILS]

by Chinedu Brown

Though the financing of basic education is the responsibility of states and Local governments, but to make sure the goals of primary education are realized across the country, the Universal Basic Education commission was created by the federal government, through which FG intervenes in the provision of basic education with 2% of its consolidated funds. The implementation of this is done at the state level through  State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).

States are expected to access the funds after fulfilling few conditions.

 

Kogi: 1,918,783,785.16; Nasarawa: N434,178,927.92; Niger: N2,876,081,082.46; Plateau:N1,918,783,785.16; Benue:N1,042,027,028.40; Kwara: N1,042,028,028.40; FCT: N1,042,027,029.33. In all, you have a total of N10.27bn UBE funds accessed.

You need to ask questions on how the funds are spent and demand that your state governor access the funds to accelerate the development of primary education in your state.

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