The Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board has budgeted about N8.6 million for the purchase of chalks in 2019 ..
In a document obtained by PLATFORM TIMES titled ‘Estimate Proposal 2019’ showed that the agency would spend the whooping amount to purchase both white and colour chalks in all primary schools across the state.
The document also explained that about N4.2 million would be spent on 6,000 quantity of white chalks at the rate of 700 per packet.
The document added that N4.4million would be spent on purchase of 4,000 coloured chalk at the rate of 1,100 per packet.
While defending the budget before the Ogun state House Assembly, the chairman of SUBEB, Alh. Olatunde Okewole reteirated the commitment of the agency in ensuring quality education across all primary schools in the state.