9Janewshub.com.ng further reports that In its efforts to ensure a conducive learning environment for students, the minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has disclosed that no fewer than 46 tertiary Federal Institutions have been attended to so far through provison of internal road network.
Fashola speaking on Tuesday at the commissioning of internal roads for the Federal College of Agriculture,Moor plantation, Ibadan, maintained that the development is meant to ease movement within the institution and its environs.
He also noted that the task of bridging infrastructural needs embarked upon by the federal government on major highways has reached the schools.
The minister who spoke through the Oyo state Federal Controller Works, Mr. Kayode Ibrahim said that “the federal government had intervened in the internal road network of 46 tertiary federal institutions, out of which 29 had been handed over in 2021.”
Mr Fashola who stated that the federal government now has 17 roads ready for commissioning explained another 30 roads in tertiary institutions are ongoing across the country making a total of 76.
The minister said “the project was an investment in education and encouraged the students to use the asset properly.
“While it is true that a lot of work needs to be done in many sectors of our national life,including education,the Buhari government has stepped up to lead the process of getting that work done.”
“The gap of our infrastructural needs is steadily being bridged by a gradual process of repairs, renewal and construction on major highways and it has reached the schools.”
“It is undebatable that quality of education will be impacted by the quality of infrastructure and the learning environment and those who doubt it should simply listen to some of the feedback from students in the schools where this type of intervention gas taken place”he stated.