Maltina Teacher Of The Year Award: Ogun School Gets More Classrooms, Teacher N1.2m - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, December 20, 2020

Maltina Teacher Of The Year Award: Ogun School Gets More Classrooms, Teacher N1.2m

Nigerian Breweries PLC is to build a block of six classrooms at the Patterson Memorial Baptist Grammar School, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

Also the brewery giants rewarded a teacher at the school,Mrs Folukemi Adeeko with a mouth watering cash prize of N1.25million for making the list of top three teachers at the recently concluded 2020 Maltina Teacher Of Year Award won by Oluwabunmi Anani from Adamawa state.

Presenting the award and a cash prize of N1,250,000 on behalf of the Nigerian Breweries PLC, Brewery Manager, Ibadan and Ijebu-Ode, Mr. Tayo Ogundana said the National Competition, which began six years ago, was part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), to the people and an initiative of the Nigerian Breweries Education Trust Fund.

Ogundana who also promised construction of a block of six classrooms in the school, applauded the State Government for the immense support  given to organisations and industries within the State to thrive.

He said the government's policy had attracted more Industries, making the state  the industrial destination of choice nationwide.

Receiving Mrs. Adeeko on behalf of the government, the Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele said the State prides itself being first in everything including education and industrial development, adding that government is determined at improving and maintaining the ease of doing business.

Engr. Salako-Oyedele emphasised that the initiative would boost the morale of teachers in the State, as well as complement government’s efforts at repositioning the education sector, being one of the five pillars of the administration, pledging their continued support for Nigerian Breweries PLC.

Congratulating Mrs. Adeeko on her emergence, she encouraged her to maintain the tempo, challenging her colleagues to brace up for participation in such national competitions, that would earn them good rewards and in turn bring glory to the State.

Also speaking, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Abayomi Arigbabu, observed that Nigerian Breweries was one of the organisations that has taken its CSR important, promising more cooperation from the education ministry at large

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