Govt avails 29.9bn/- for the construction of classrooms

13Apr 2019
Polycarp Machira
DODOMA
The Guardian
Govt avails 29.9bn/- for the construction of classrooms

THE government has availed 29.9bn/- in the 2018/2019 financial year for the construction  of 2,392 classrooms in the country, the House heard yesterday.

Deputy Minister of State in President’s Office ,Regional Administration and Local Government, Mwita Waitara

Deputy Minister of State in President’s Office ,Regional Administration and Local Government, Mwita Waitara revealed that among such funds, 512.5m/- was allocated for Lushoto District Council.

 

The funds so allocated, he said, were spent on completing unfinished 46 classrooms at secondary schools. The deputy minister said, “The government will continue to improve and education infrastructures as per availability of funds.”

 

  Waitara was responding to a question by Shabani Shekilindi (Lushoto-CCM).

 

 

The Member of Parliament wanted to know when the government would repair Kwemashai, Bandi, Milungui, Kilole primary schools and Ntambwe, Ngulwi, Mazashai and Mdando secondary schools.

 

  The deputy minister told the House that in the 2018/2019 financial year, the government through the Education Programme for Results (EP4R)disbursed a total sum of 467m/-.

 

Such funds, he said, were used for constructions of two dormitories, six toilet holes and two classrooms at Shekilai primary school (Special Education School).

 

The deputy minister further said that such money was also used for the construction of two dormitories at Magamba secondary school and one dormitory and two classrooms at Umba secondary school.

 

 

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