Cost to repair or rebuild schools now R1.3bn

THOUSANDS of pupils in Nelson Mandela Bay attend abysmally decrepit schools that will cost R1.3-billion to rebuild or repair.

But pupils are in for a long wait as most schools on the education district’s priority list have been on it for nearly 10 years.

A senior official in the district office admitted that many of the schools had deteriorated so badly it would be better to bulldoze them and start afresh.

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