…As Lagos reiterates Commitment To Conducive Environment For Teaching, Learning
In the drive for total Educational Development, the Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to providing a conducive environment for teaching and learning to ensure that students have access to total quality education.
The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, stated this on Tuesday during the official presentation of the key to a bus won by Oriwu Senior Model College as the Best Public School at the Y2020 Presidential Teachers/Schools Excellence Award ceremony.
Mrs. Adefisayo attributed the success of Oriwu College to the huge investment of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s administration in the development of the education sector, adding that the State Government has ensured that no child is left behind in the drive for total educational development.
The Commissioner stressed that Lagos State has continued to be outstanding in various competitions and award ceremonies, which is a testament to the efforts and collective commitment towards adding value to the education sector.
She commended the Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, Education District II, Mrs. Anike Adekanye, for her dedication, as well as making the State proud through the emergence of the overall best Public School in Nigeria from her district.
While applauding the efforts of the Principal and Teachers for their major role in the accomplishment of the students and the school, Adefisayo charged them not to rest on their oars as there is still more work to be done in attaining greater heights in the education sector.
Presenting the bus on behalf of the School, Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary Education District II, Mrs. Anike Adekanye, remarked that Education District II has continued to win laurels at National and International programmes due to the great improvement in the education sector and the unwavering support of the State government.
Mrs. Adekanye stressed that four of the teachers in the district received four cars out of the 12 presented by the Governor to teachers during the recent Merit Award, noting that the State Government also presented a three-bedroom apartment to Mrs. Agnes Elusaki from the district for winning the overall best teacher in the Federation.
The TG/PS appreciated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his visionary leadership towards revitalising the education sector as outlined in the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda, maintaining that the integration of technology in learning and provision of infrastructure has engendered better performance and results.