Gov Abiodun Gives School Bags To Brilliant Secondary School Learners - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, March 9, 2023

Gov Abiodun Gives School Bags To Brilliant Secondary School Learners

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has emphasized his administration commitment towards improving the educational pursuits of the young ones in the state 

The governor speaking during a symbolic presentation of school bags to students of some selected schools in Ogun Central, West and East senatorial districts, equally reaffirmed his administration’s commitment towards prioritizing education, restoring standard and improving the quality of life of children in the state. 

Abiodun represented by the State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, says  the present administration has done a lot to transform the education sector through the yellow roof school revolution, distribution of furniture, rewarding academic excellence, employment of OGUN TEACH interns, to complement the existing teaching staff and the distribution of school bags amongst others.

“I want to assure all our learners that this is a continuous gesture, as government we will continue to prioritise education and your well being. These bags I hope will help you towards protecting your books and other materials and also bring succor to our parents”, he noted.

The governor said the beneficiaries were picked based on their performance in their respective schools, stressing that the bags would help to protect their books and other learning materials from getting destroyed and also bring succor to their parents.

In their opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mrs. Olaseni Ogunleye and the Board Secretary, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mr. Olalekan Kuye, said the governor is a lover of education who has continued to encourage learners at all levels in their academic pursuits.

Appreciating the donor on behalf of other principals, the immediate past president of All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Dr. (Mrs) Olubunmi Womiloju and the principal, Abeokuta Grammar School, Mr. Dare Sorinola, lauded the Dapo Abiodun's administration for its giant strides in improving education standard, through the provision of free and qualitative education for the learners and the numerous initiatives to better the lot of the sector in the state.

Appreciating the governor on behalf of other learners, Adediran Samuel from Baptist Boys High School, Saje, Akinola Aminat from Nawair-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Isabo, Abbah Queen of Ijagba Community High School and Odusanya Israel from Ositelu Memorial College, thanked the governor for the gesture and for his commitment towards improving the standard of education, while praying that God Almighty would bless him and grant him his heart desires in the forthcoming election.

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