The availability of basic educational infrastructure aids the realization of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 and further smoothens the easy accessibility of qualitative and quantitative education by the citizenry of any nation. Educational infrastructure is key to any viable and functional system as no nation develops more than the standard of education available to it. To ensure that even the poorest and hardest to reach communities and schools are provided with the necessary educational infrastructures, Follow The Money team during its data-mining process uncovered that the Ondo State Universal Basic Education tendered for the Construction, Renovation, Supply of educational materials including chairs, tables, desks for both students and teachers across the 18 Local Governments of the State. This was found on an e-tender advertisement.
Follow The Money Team has initiated this campaign to provide technical oversight across communities in Owo LGA, Ondo State where over 60 school projects would be implemented (find the list here). Through this campaign, we call on all concerned stakeholders especially the Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board to implement the open government system by ensuring accountability and transparency in the usage of government funds that have been released for these projects. We implore the general public especially the good people of Ondo State, to exercise their human rights and get on board with us in following the money to ensure that these projects are duly implemented through joining us on www.ifollowthemoney.org.