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Thursday, 08 June 2023 14:41

We're prioritising our children's lives - Gov. Abiodun

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reiterated the readiness of his administration to partner with any stakeholder that would like to support in giving the children in the State better standards of living, regardless of political leaning.

          Prince Abiodun who made this statement in Odogbolu Local Government Area, during the commissioning of Ultra-Modern Hall, donated by Old Pupils of St. Barnabas' Anglican Primary School, said his administration would continue to provide an enabling environment and necessary resources for anyone willing to support his education policy.

          Governor Abiodun, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye said overtime, Old Students of Secondary Schools are fond of developing and contributing to their Alma Mater only and the gesture extended to Primary Schools by the Old Pupils would continue to make history.

           Prince Abiodun, according to the Press Officer, Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Mr. Ayoola Obadimu, commended the strides of the Old Pupils, noting that their passions have significant positive impacts on the educational and infrastructural developments of the school and learners, as his government has been embarking on all it required to change the narrative of the education sector in the State.

          He said, "part of our systematic efforts was the introduction of Ogun State Education Revitalisation Agenda (OGSERA), a digital approach at managing the curriculum design, funding, infrastructural development, teachers' welfare of our ever-growing population in the education sector".

          Speaking, the Chairman of Odogbolu Local Government, Hon. Shuaib Ladejobi stated that since the inception of the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led government, education in the State had enjoyed tremendous transformation, noting that at the Local Government level has been supported through the donation of white marker boards, furniture and exercise books to the schools in his local government.

          In his remarks, the National President, St. Barnabas Anglican Primary, School, Okun-Owa, Asiwaju Sina Ogunbambo said the gesture was borne out of the passion to invest immensely in the lives of the pupils, saying the hall could be used as an examination centre, centre for literary and debate activities and other extra-curricular events, appreciating the government for providing an enabling environment.

          In her appreciative note, the Head Mistress of the school, Mrs. Adebola Akinsanya applauded the donors for supporting the government in providing a conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning in the school.

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