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Govt aware of dilapidated infrastructure at schools

by Stephen Jakes
28 Feb 2020 at 10:03hrs | Views
Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Edgar Moyo has said government is aware of the dilapidated infrastructure at some schools saying they continue to prioritise refurbishing them

Moyo made the remarks in parliament during debate.

"The Ministry is aware of the situation in some constituencies concerning the shortage of infrastructure and learning space. The Government continues to prioritise the establishment and construction of new schools," Moyo said.

"Before independence, there was only Mabvuku High School but two more secondary schools were built. So we now have three secondary schools in the area."

Moyo said it is also worth noting that the two suburbs do not have any land left to build more schools and the legislator for the area may assist in securing more spaces for school infrastructure.

"Instead, land has been identified to build more than five secondary schools in Caledonia which is part of the constituency. As we speak, preliminary arrangements have been made with the necessary drawing plans in place to start constructing one of the secondary schools as soon as funds are available," he said.

 "To ensure that the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education fulfills one of its mandates (providing learning and teaching infrastructure), the Ministry is also working on Joint Ventures Partnerships to have more schools throughout the country so that all children in Zimbabwe can benefit."

Source - Byo24News