By Dorathy Tor
Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced executive monitoring of projects awarded utilizing the 2020/2021 matching grant.
The Executive Chairman, Comrade Joseph Utse and management of the board recently supervised ongoing construction of blocks of classrooms at RCM Primary School, Agbaikyo, LGEA Primary School, Gaadi, all in Makurdi Local Government, as well as LGEA Primary School, Abiem in Gwer East Local Government Area to assess the progress of work.
Speaking during the monitoring exercise, Comrade Utse commended the contractors, while urging them to keep the pace. He, however, warned them against any form of duplication in the process of the projects and charged them to go ahead with viable projects.
The SUBEB chairman also lauded the state Governor, Samuel Ortom for his proactive steps towards uplifting basic education in the state through prompt release of counterpart funds for utilization of projects at this time.
Permanent Member 1 at the board, Mike Kusah noted that the contractors this time have stepped up their game as compared to the former ones.
He appreciated the attention Governor Ortom led administration has given basic education in the state, stating that in addition to the provision of counterpart funds, the Benue state governor has procured land for the relocation of some schools environment for learning.
Permanent Member 2, Barr Emoh Adoga explained that the reason for the board’s monitoring is to make sure the best is given to the Benue child. She stressed that SUBEB headquarters will not relent in making sure the contractors give quality work.