The follow the money team during its data mining process, discovered that Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board has tendered to upgrade the Holy Cross Primary School at Ugep by constructing a one-storey block of 6 classrooms.

To provide oversight and foster information sharing between the implementing agency and the beneficiary community on the implementation of this project, FTM team is initiating #UpgradeUgep campaign. We call on all stakeholders especially the CRSPHCDA to provide necessary information that will aid the successful monitoring and implementation of this project.

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Community Youth Leader Expressed His Joy Over Project Implementation 

Youth Leader of Ugep Community

7th February 2018: Expressing his joy over the on-going project, Mr. Ewa, Ewa Okoi, Youth Leader of the Community thank the government for such initiative stating that the construction of these new facilities will aid more of their children to attend the school which will help better their future, and that the government should carry out more of such projects in their community and even in other communities in the state.

School Headmistress Was Duly Aware of the Project

Deputy Headmistress, Holy Cross Primary School, Ugep

7th February 2018: Mrs Okoi Ideyi Omini, the Deputy Headmistress of the Holy Cross Primary School, Ugep in an interview with the FTM team pointed out that they are fully aware of the project and its appropriation. Mrs Omini narrated the challenges faced over the unavailability of the project to include less enrolment/registration of students into the school due to few classrooms, inadequate facility and parents refusals to allow their children to cross the road to school.

Construction Currently Ongoing in the School 

7th February 2018: The construction of the six (6) Classroom is on-going. The roofing, flooring, plastering, doors and windows, electrical work are yet to be done, but the carpentering work is currently on-going.

Follow the Money Went For Community Outreach 

7th February 2018: Follow the Money team embarked on a Community Outreach to Ugep, Yakurr LGA of Cross River State to gather more details on the Construction of 1No. ICT/Sickbay Block, 6 Classroom Storey Block and 6 Compartment Lavatory carried out at Ugep, Yakurr Local Government.

Find the report here.