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N3.2 bn Earmarks For Take-Off of KWASU’s 2 Campuses

The Kwara State Government has earmarked N3.2billion for the take-off of two new  campuses of the Kwara State University (KWASU) to be sited in Osi and Ilesa-Baruba.

The state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Alhaji Babatunde Ajeigbe, disclosed this on Thursday during a news conference on the outcome of the State Executive Council’s meeting held on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

The briefing was also attended by the Special Adviser to the governor on Legal Matters, Mr Suleiman Atolagbe, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Dr Muideen Akorede and the Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba.

Ajeigbe said the N3.2 billion was for the construction of roads, students’ hostels, lecture theatres, offices and water reticulation for the two campuses.

According to the Commissioner, the projects will be funded from the Kwara Infrastructural Fund (IF-K) based on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework.

He said that Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara would soon perform the ground-breaking of the projects.

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