The Kwara State House of Assembly has called for the strengthening of monitoring and evaluation of the state Teaching Service Commission to enhance effective teaching and learning in schools in the State.
To this end, it has called for the upward review of the state budget of N1.36m for the unit in 2017 to enhance effective monitoring of schools and colleges in the State.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Human Development, Hon. Jimoh Akanni Abdul Rahman gave this indication in Ilorin during the budget defence session of the state Teaching Service Commission before the House.
The AUTHORITY gathered that the house insisted that for government to justify its huge investment in education, monitoring and evaluation must be strengthened and urged the commission to come up with proposal of N2.99m to ensure provision of necessary logistics for effective performance.
Meanwhile, the house has called on the state Ministry of Environment and Forestry to increase its funding and staffers for the Environmental Protection Agency to restore the glory of the state as one of the cleanest states in Nigeria.
The house made the call during ministerial budget defence of the agency before the committee on Health and Environment.
The chairman of the house committee, Hon. Ahmed Ibn Mohammed said the house under the leadership of the Speaker, Dr. Ali Ahmad would ensure that the agency is strengthened for effective performance to forestall outbreak of epidemic diseases in any part of the state.