Special Seats lawmaker Zaynab Vulu (CCM) has urged the government to pay the contractors of Vigwaza ward secondary school and accomplish construction of the school’s laboratory and library.
The MP asked in the National Assembly when the government woild pay the contractor for work already done and complete the construction of a library and a laboratory at the school.
In response, deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government) Kassim Majaliwa said the government had allocated 252m/- to Bagamoyo district council in the 2012/13 fiscal year for the implementation of school infrastructure.
Majaliwa said the government had this fiscal year allocated 108m/-for the school located in Bagamoyo district for a laboratory and 144m/- for construction of classes.
The deputy minister urged the council to supervise implementation of current projects before embarking on new ones. He said Vigwaza ward secondary school was among the old projects.
He clarified that the government in its 2011/12 financial year allocated some 283.3m/- for development projects in Bagamoyo district council, out of which 76.6m/- was for the construction of teachers' houses, 50m/- for the renovation of Bagamoyo secondary school and 24m/- for the purchase of mobile labs.
In a supplementary question, Babati Rural lawmaker Jitu Soni (CCM) wanted to know when the government would construct laboratories and libraries for Endakisho and Dohomu secondary schools.
In reply, the deputy minister said the government had already allocated funds to the respective councils for the purpose, calling for proper use of the funds.