Resolving squatting school issue a priority for Education Ministry Radzi
0 month ago, 15-Sep-2020
Dr Radzi Jidin – File photo
KUDAT (Sept 15): Resolving the issue of squatting schools in Sabah is a priority for Education Ministry, said Senior Minister Dr Radzi Jidin.
To date, he said there are a total of23 schools squatting in anotherschoolsin the state includingsecondary schools squatting in primary schools.
He said the issue was due to various factors including the failure of the contractor to complete the school building project within the allotted time.
“We want the allocation to be coordinated to theseschoolsbased on priorities, among others, the school capacity,” he told reporters after attending a programme at the Kudat Sports Complexhereyesterday.
For example, he saidSekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK)Langkon inKota Maruduwas squatting in Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK)Langkon.
Radzi said the construction of SMK Langkon had started a few years ago but due to some issues it was delayed.
During his recent visit to SK Langkon, Radzi also found that the facilities and buildings were in poor condition.
We hope that the construction work can be resumed in the near future. The tender has been called for the construction of this project, he said. – Bernama
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