Lagos State To Recruit 1,000 Teachers Into secondary schools in Lagos state government in the next two weeks will commence the recruitment of 1,000 teachers into Secondary schools.This was captured in the governor’s speech at the 4th Town Hall meeting in Badagry.… Spends N115bn On capital projects in six monthsLagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said his administration has concluded plans to massively revamp the health sector, just as he among other things, revealed that the sum of N10bn has been earmarked to upgrade the health facilities across the State.Ambode, who spoke at the 4th Quarterly Town Hall Meeting held at the Muslim Community Praying Ground in Badagry, said modern equipment would be procured to facilitate treatment, while government would also invest massively in capacity building of the medical staff, all in a bid to provide world class health care for the citizenry.“We have commenced a comprehensive action to rehabilitate and upgrade the facilities in all our hospitals. Modern equipment will be procured to facilitate treatment and we will invest in capacity building of our medical staff. We intend to spend over N10bn on our hospitals across the State before December this year.We will recruit and train medical professionals in areas of rare specialization and special needs,” Ambode said.Speaking on the half year 2016 budget, Governor Ambode said the overall performance of the budget stood at 70 percent, which according to him, was an improvement over the corresponding period in 2015 when the performance stood at 63 percent.He said: “Revenue recorded 73% performance for the half year 2016 despite the challenging economic environment. YourGovernment spent a total of N115.624bn on Capital projects during the half year 2016 leading to the Capital/Recurrent ratio of 50:50 with the plan to improve this ratio to 58:42 provided for in 2016 Appropriation Lawin the remaining half of the year.”The Governor, who reeled out his achievements in the last quarter, said he has greater plans to make life more comfortable, simpler and safer for the people.For instance, on education, the Governor saidhis administration would establish a Technical and Vocational School in Badagry before September 2016, while government would also embark on upgrade of the infrastructure in all public schools starting from July.According to the Governor, “All our Primary and Secondary schools will be upgraded to create conducive learning environment for students and teachers. Another N10bn has been earmarked for this facelift of our Secondary and Primary schools across the State.”The Governor, who recalled the recruitment of a total of 1,300 teachers for Primary Schools, said in the next two weeks, the State Government will start recruiting another 1,000 teachers for Secondary Schools across the State.Speaking on his plans for Youth and Sports for the quarter, the Governor said government would embark on upgrade of sports facilities and would also support and promote age-grade competitions and sponsor outstanding athletes to national andinternational training and com..