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INVESTIGATION: A School in Kwara state Capital where Students learn in open space, others in rented uncompleted building owned by Barbers Union

INVESTIGATION: A School in Kwara state Capital where Students learn in open space, others in rented uncompleted building owned by Barbers Union

Students of Abata Subanu Junior and Senior Secondary in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State where the inadequacy condition of classrooms has forced them to attend classes in open spaces and rented uncompleted building owned by Barber Association of Nigeria, Ilorin West Chapter reported by Hanifah Ismail, Just Event Online TV correspondent

The school, established in 2016 and senior section was established 2019 with only three classes, now grappling with the challenge of accommodating its growing student population.

In this investigation, Hanifah Ismail revealed that the dire situation has compelled many students to attend classes in open spaces and a rented uncompleted building owned by the Barbers Union of Nigeria, Ilorin West Chapter.

Students receiving lessons in the uncompleted building face another hardship, as they are unable to attend classes every Tuesday due to the Barber Union’s weekly meetings held in the same space.

Our correspondent, Hanifah observed that the unfortunate students endure the harsh conditions of learning under the scorching sun and in the rain.

During a visit to the school on Tuesday 30 January 2024, students were found hanging around because the uncompleted building, used for classes, was occupied by its owner.

In 2021, Kwara State Governor AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman CON took significant steps to revamp the education sector by investing 14 billion Naira in the renovation and reconstruction of 600 schools across the state but a shortage of classrooms faced by Abata Subanu School persists

One of the community residents who speaks to our correspondent, Mallam Abdullah Bola pleaded to Kwara State government to come to their rescue as the school started losing students due to lack of classrooms

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