The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Mr. Enyinnaya Appolos, in a statement on Saturday, said the projects included four new model schools across the state, with each comprising of 10 Classroom Blocks, library, and laboratory.
The statement added that the building would have teachers’ quarters, sickbay, solar-powered water borehole, perimeter fence and headmaster’s quarters.
The statement read in part, “The massive infrastructure improvement projects are expected to be executed through the Abia State Universal Basic Education Board and are expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2018.
“Governor Ikpeazu flagged off of the projects at St. Silas Primary School, Old Umuahia, Umuahia South LGA.
“The governor charged the management of ASUBEB, under the chairmanship of Mr. Kenechukwu Nwosu, to ensure that every detail of the project is adhered to, stressing that the government will not tolerate any substandard job. He said a special monitoring unit had been put in place to monitor the projects across the state.”