Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

The Assessment of Universal Basic Education Policy in the Provision of School Facilities: A Case Study of Oyo State, Nigeria.
OGUNNIRAN Moses Oladele, Isuku, Eragbai Jerome, Hou Longlong

School facilities are over stretched due to the student population explosion in Ibadan South-West Local Government Area of Oyo State. The available classrooms are either dilapidated, uncompleted or with dusty floors that show holes of rodents and ant lion larvae. The study was a descriptive survey design of ex-post facto type. The population for the study was all principals and teachers. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation was used to test hypotheses at 0.05 level of significant. However, it was shown that both school facilities were not statistically significant in relating to graduates from upper basic education. Conclusions were made that School facilities are very strong predictors of enrollment into JSS1. There are supply of school facilities for UBE implementation but not adequate. As government strive to provide more found, school authority should put strict measure against students’ destructive activities for durability of the school facilities.

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