Achievements of Senator Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Below are 65 Achievements of the APC Presidential Candidate, Senator Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

 

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1.Tinubu was a senator of Federal republic of Nigeria.

 

  1. Tinubu was a governor of Lagos State 1999-2007

 

  1. In 1999, Asiwaju Tinubu initiated and commenced the era of reform, rehabilitation, rebuilding of the education sector in the state with a view to making public schools, especially at the primary level, attractive to the populace.

 

  1. Asiwaju Tinubu repositioned the education sector through the creation of enabling environment and the continuation of the teacher training programs as well as improved the welfare package for teachers in the state (My Achievements By Tinubu, The Vanguard, Tuesday July 13,….

 

5- Between 2006 -2007, Governor Tinubu activated the injection of massive funds to the tune of N1 billion for LASU;

 

6- Rehabilitation of primary and secondary schools in all Divisions of the state through the Schools Rehabilitation Program, massive construction of school furniture and equipping of laboratories;

 

7- In July 20, 1999, Governor Bola Tinubu ordered that his monthly basic salary be paid to four rehabilitation centres until further notice. The beneficiaries of this charity are: Pacelli School 1 and 11 (Surulere), Modupe Cole Children Care and Treatment House (Yaba) and The Spinal Cord Injury Association of Nigeria (Ikeja) National Concord Tuesday 20, 1999 Pg. 3;

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8- Provision of free qualitative education for all students in all owned primary and secondary schools irrespective of their state of origin;

 

9 – In 2000, Governor Tinubu activated the provision of free education in all public primary and secondary schools including payment of WAEC/NECO fees as well as all internal examination fees to ensure that indigent children do not drop out of school.

 

10- Payment of NECO/WAEC Examination fees totaling 1.4 Billion was expanded on 572, 032 SSS III Students for eight consecutive years irrespective of their state of origin;

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11- Rehabilitation of Secondary schools, the building of prototype classrooms and resuscitation of abandoned classrooms in projects in 38 schools;

 

12- Provision of 2000 new blocks of classrooms in primary schools;

 

13- Provision of 500,000 new desks and chairs for primary and secondary schools thus eliminating the need for children to carry their furniture to and from home as it were before 1999;

 

14- Provision of educational materials for the teaching of science subjects;

 

15- Construction of 4 millennium secondary schools each with 39 classrooms, staffs room, library, laboratories, and 60 toilets as a new model for public schools;

 

16- Expenditure of N505 million on emergency repairs of falling roofs, damaged ceilings, collapsed fences and provision of drainages in 133 under the SAVE OUR SOULS project;

 

17- Paid N127 Million as bursary/scholarship awards to over 4,000 students in Tertiary Institutions;

 

18- Provision of additional 2,500 new classrooms to the school system through the Special Committee for the rehabilitation of public schools which rehabilitate 250 schools at a cost of N2.8 billion

 

19 Six (6) Tutor Generals who were formerly School Principals were also appointed to manage the districts;

 

20- A total number of 48 Schools were returned to original owners: these include 26 to Moslem owners and 16 to individual owners;*

 

21- Construction of additional 1, 272 classrooms and provision of perimeter fencing, drainage channels, laboratory equipment and bore holes in 123 schools at a cost of N3.4 billion;

 

22- Six (6) Education Districts were created as part of the Post Primary Education Reforms;

 

24- Under the Coalition of for the Restoration of Education Empowerment and Development (CREED), cheques worth N185 million were distributed to 263 Schools for maintenance of structures, 103 Senior Secondary Schools, 115 Junior Secondary Schools, 5 Technical Schools etc

 

25- Between 1999-2007, Tinubu overhauled and sustained the payment of bursary awards to Lagos State Students in higher institutions including Law School;

 

26- Tinubu initiated the development of Computer education and provision of equipment to special schools.

 

26- Tinubu approved the construction of staff quarters and provision of motorized boats for primary school’s teachers in rural/riverine areas;

 

27- Tinubu Introduced free mid-day meals for primary schools (from June 2001);

 

28- Tinubu approved the upgrading of schools to Model College and return of Board of Governor);

 

29- Tinubu’s administration spent N14.37 million on the rehabilitation of toilets, quarters, hostels, administrative blocks, classrooms, workshops, prototype building of TESCOM and LED offices in some schools;

30- Tinubu’s administration , via Ministry of Education Re-focused and re-shaped the policy and curriculums of Lagos State Education System;

 

31- In conjunction with Unilever/Nestle/Cadbury, Tinubu’s administration, approved the provision of free nutritious milk to primary school pupils;

 

32- Tinubu articulated and Initiated free education program for the over 1.5 million children 900 primary and 597 secondary schools;

 

33- Well over N100 million was expended from 2004-2006 on Unified Internal Education introduced by Tinubu’s administration to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the state’s secondary schools;

 

34- The sum of N135 million was disbursed as annual subvention to five special schools for the handicapped Modupe Cole Children Care and Home, Atunda–Olu School for the physically handicapped, Wesley School 1 & 11 for the deaf and National orthopedic Special Schools);

 

35- The ministry of education provided furniture for students and teachers of four newly established public secondary schools at a cost of N29.8 million;

 

36- Sixteen (16) schools were provided with wall fence to ensure safety of students at a cost of N11.4 million;

 

37- Tinubu’s administration ensured regular payment of teachers salary as opposed what was formerly obtainable;

 

38- N1 billion was expanded on the massive rehabilitation/reconstruction of over 60 public primary and secondary schools across the state (250 new classrooms already completed out of the 750 envisaged);

 

39- Tinubu’s administration contracted and engaged the services of Adebowale Furniture Company and Harmon Household Furniture at a cost of N25.2 million for the supply of additional 10,000 dual desks and benches;

 

40- Between May and December 1999, Ten Thousand (10,000) dual desks and benches were supplied to 100 schools in 20 Local Education Districts (LED) at a cost of N30 million.

 

41- A total sum of 1. 5 million was expended for the Installation of JSS introductory technology facilities/equipment in 3 secondary schools namely: Ivory Grammar School, Ibeshe – Amuwo/Odofin LED, Sari-Iganmu Secondary School, Apapa – Apapa LED, Keke High School.

 

42- A total sum of N750, 000 was expended on the supply of Ten (10) intro-technology workshop benches in five secondary schools, namely: Ivory Grammar School, Ibeshe – Amuwo/Odofin LED, Sari-Iganmu Secondary School, Apapa – Apapa LED, Keke High School, Ifako-Ijaiye LED; Civil Service Model College, Igbogbo – Ikorodu LED).

 

43- Ten Metal bench vices at a total cost of N400,000 were supplied to the following schools: African Church College, Ifako – Ifako/Ijaiye LED, Civil Service Model College, Igbogbo – Ikorodu LED;

 

44- A sum of N3, 822, 748 was spent on the conversion of intro-tech workshop at Ivory Grammar School, Ibeshe;

 

45- Seventeen (17) schools were provided with wall fences in the state in 1999. The total length was five thousand, two hundred and thirty-one metres (5231 metres) at a cost of N22,156 million;

 

46- Twenty–five (25) secondary schools within 20 LEDs were supplied with science equipment (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) at a cost of N19.95 million;

 

47- Pioneered the up-grading of schools (Oriwu College, Ikorodu-Ikorodu LED, Agbowa/Ikosi Methodist High School, Agbowa – Epe LED, Iworo/Ajido High School, Ebute-Olofin – Badagry LED, Methodist Boys High School, V/Island – Lagos Island LED, Vetland Grammar School, Agege.

 

48- In 2000, Tinubu’s administration approved the setting up of technical committee by the Ministry of Education to renegotiate with the contractors formerly handling abandoned school projects;

 

49- In 2000, Tinubu approved the re-award and completion of 10 JSS workshops at a cost of N14.3 million;

 

50- Bola Tinubu gave a marching order to the State Tenders Board to reappraise the submission of technical committee for the re-award of 25 prototype classroom blocks at a cost of N111 million at Ibeju-Lekki, Epe LED;

 

51- Through the Ministry of Education, Tinubu ordered the supply of special equipment to Atanda-Olu School for the physically handicapped, Surulere, at a cost N321,000;

 

52- Through the Ministry of Education, Tinubu ordered the supply of special equipment to Modupe Cole for Mentally slow School, Akoka, at a cost of N161,000;

 

53- Through the Ministry of Education, Tinubu ordered the supply of special equipment to Wesley School 1 for the Deaf, Surulere, at a cost of N504, 000;

 

54- Through the Ministry of Education, Tinubu ordered the supply of special equipment to National Orthopedic Special School, Igbobi, at a cost of N199, 500;

 

55- Tinubu’s administration approved the provision and installation of teaching aids worth of N2 million for both primary and secondary schools, tagged 3 new priority machines ( Maxima Paper Cutting Machine; 211 offset printing machine; and Platen Latter Press/Numbering Machine)

 

56- Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at the inception of his administration in May 1999, was determined to strengthen the existing Five Technical College in the state to a standard form. Asiwaju demonstrated this by releasing the sum of N16.16 million for the installation of heavy technical equipment that were purchased since 1991 at the Government Technical Colleges Ikotun and Ado-Sabo respectively;

 

57- Through the Ministry of Education, Tinubu ordered the supply of special equipment to Wesley School 11 for the Deaf, Surulere, at a cost of N377, 000.

 

59 Through the Ministry of Education, Tinubu ordered the supply of special equipment to Deaf Unit of State Grammar School, Eric Moore, Surulere at a cost of N1,819, 000;

 

60- A sum of N85 million was approved and released, by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s administration, for the Lagos State University (LASU) for its 3 campuses for the provision of infrastructural facilities at the campuses;

 

61- A sum of N158, 916,521.11 million was approved and released, by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s administration, for the Lagos State University (LASU) for the completion of its on-going projects in 2000-2002.

 

62- A sum of N64,841,195 million was approved and released, by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s administration, for the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) for the provision of micro-water works as well as the movement of the school to its permanent site at Ikorodu and accreditation.

 

63 A sum of N60 million was approved and released by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s administration, to Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education for the completion of its five on-going projects and the execution of eight new projects and accreditation programs;

 

64 In 1999, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s administration ensured that the Board of Trustees of Education Tax Fund (ETF) release the 70% of the approved funds to the ministry and other institutions in Lagos State;

 

65 A sum of N15 million was approved and released by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s administration, to Lagos State College of Primary Education for the completion and execution of new projects….

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