The schools are Government Girls Day Secondary School, Bungudu, and Government Day Secondary School Danbaza.
Presenting the contract notification letters to 24 indigenous contractors on Friday in Gusau, Acting Gov. Ibrahim Wakkala said that the contracts included total renovation, construction of new classrooms and staff quarters, and supply of furniture and learning materials.
Wakkala said that works at the Government Girls Day Secondary School, Bungudu, would cost about N414 million while that of Government Day Secondary School Dambaza would cost about N177 million.
The acting governor said that the measure was part of the state government efforts to revive the state’s education sector.
According to him, the government awarded the contracts to indigenous contractors for the economic development of the state.
He said that the government had spent billions of naira on the renovation and expansion of primary and secondary schools since 2011.
Wakkala charged the contractors to ensure quality and speed in line with the contract agreement.
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