President Magufuli said this during a basic stone design project for the construction of new buildings and renovations at the College with the aim of improving and enhancing infrastructure in order to increase opportunities and create an enabling environment for teaching and learning.
“Congratulations to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology for upgrading the former College which started in 1926 as an early school until 1975 when it was converted into a College of Teachers and now there are more than 900 students” said President Magufuli.
At another point in speaking to the people after the foundation of the foundation, the government has decided to improve the Teachers' College to better train teachers and insist that the staff of other staff members in the education sector continue to be provided where more than 19,000 qualified staff are employed this year, \ t while urging teachers to increase efforts in the lessons and walk forwards as the Government is together.
President Magufuli also urged the Ministry of Science and Technology, as well as the contractor who builds the College to ensure the work is timely and in accordance with the value of the project's value. He also ordered the Road to the University to be adjusted and subsequently allocated funds to be built at the level of the pitch.
Initially reporting the Mpuguso project, Secretary General Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Dr. Leornard He said he is paying 9.6 billion shillings and includes building classrooms for 16 classes, libraries, 2 science labs, 2 lecture halls, a food court, 2 dormitories for 154 students and each house for 13 teachers. it also includes repair of 4 homes, 2 dormitories, toilets and bathrooms.
The Rehabilitation Project and the construction of new buildings at Teachers' Colleges are funded by the Government of Tanzania and Canada, where it includes 4 teaching colleges including Mpuguso. The other are Kitangali Mtwara, Shinyanga and Ndala located in Tabora. In general, this project will cost Tshs 36.4 billion
The Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Hon. Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe (Mb) congratulates Mpuguso for getting a big project and making sure they use it properly and take care of it.
The occasion was attended by hundreds of Rungwe citizens and leaders including Hon. Dr. Alia Akson Deputy Speaker of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Suleiman Jafo (Mb) Minister of TAMISEMI, Hon. Japhet Hasunga (Mb) Minister of Agriculture, Hon Joseph Kakunda (Mb) Minister of Industry and Trade, Hon. Mary Mwanjelwa (Mb) Deputy Minister Service and Hon Elias Kwandika (Mb) Deputy Minister of Construction.