Ogun TESCOM Asks Teachers To Go For Regular Medical Check-Up - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, March 29, 2021

Ogun TESCOM Asks Teachers To Go For Regular Medical Check-Up

The Ogun State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) has asked teaching and non-teaching staff to be conscious of their health by  going for regular medical check ups, to forestall health challenges.

Chairman of the State Teaching Service Commission, Evangelist Olalekan Ifede made the call during a monitoring exercise to Ijebu division of the State

The Commission according to Ifede, is making arrangement to collaborate with the Ministry of Health, to conduct medical examination of all teachers across the four division of the state.

He stressed the  essential need for them to remain healthy in coping with mental and physical activities towards achieving academic excellence in schools 

Ifede, speaking through his Media Aide, Mrs. Gbonjubola Alao, reminded the school management on the essence of complying  with the Covid 19 rules, saying the present administration is concerned about people's wellbeing.

Also speaking, the Principal of the Prof. T. O. Ogunlusi, Model Secondary school,Mr. Victor Soile appreciated the State Government for its regular support to schools and the approval of 2018,2019, and 2020 promotion exercise.

In  a related development, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Mr. Johnson Odeyemi, led a monitoring team to Yewa axis, admonished all academic and non-academic staff to take care of their health and refrain from exhausting themselves with overwhelming loans that would jeopardise their body system and affect infusing their proffessional dexterity on students.

Odeyemi advised that  they should consume diets beneficial to their overall health, as this would help foster academic excellence in the state.

 He then allayed fears on insecurities, informing them to always move in groups for protection purpose, saying that once they noticed any strange faces in the school premises, they shouldn't hesitate to call on security agents nearest to them.

Responding, the Vice Principal of Eyinni Comprehensive High School, Mrs. Akinkona Folashade, and her counterpart Mr Tovio Kolade, of Oluaso Comprehensive High School commended the State Government for constantly giving unflinching support to education stakeholders, promising to work hard and ensure optimal commitment to students academic performance in the state.

 Schools visited include First African Church Mission High School and Yewa Secondary school, in Yewa axis of the State.

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