– Dr. Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat commends Hon. Ayoola on Education

– Says State Government has approved procurement of tablets for all Pry school teachers in order to improve teaching skills

– Announced that there would be increase in budgetary allocation for education by year 2020

– As the labour market warms up for Lagos State decision to employ 1,000 teachers

 

“Education happens to be one of the most important things we have to do as a society, we cannot afford to have functional illiterates, so we must have our children being educated and in a good environment, so it pleases me very well that the chairman of this local government has taken this initiative. So some years back, we all knew what was here, but today, we can see the difference, and that’s essence of governance.” – Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat

 

-Fakunle Sheriff Ekundayo reports

– Saturday, November 9, 2019.

 

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat has commended the administration of Hon. Fatai Adekunle Ayoola, Executive Chairman of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area over the development of education among adolescents in Ajegunle.

 

Dr. Obafemi Hamzat made the remark while delivering his speech at the commissioning of schools, recreational facility, Library and ICT centre and roads in Ajegunle axis of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government recently.

 

Dr. Hamzat during his speech said government cannot afford to have functional illiterates, and that children must be educated and in a good environment. He went further to praise Hon. Ayoola: “so it pleases me very well that the chairman of this local government has taken this initiative. So some years back, we all knew what was here, but today, we can see the difference, and that’s essence of governance.”

 

According to Dr. Hamzat “This is the model for the work we are doing for schools in Lagos.”

 

It was also announced during the commissioning of projects in AJIF LGA by the Deputy Governor that the state government had procured tablets for all pry school teachers in order to improve their teaching skills.

 

Also, as part of the Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s commitment towards education in Lagos State, Dr. Hamzat revealed that there would be increase in the budgetary allocations for education by year 2020.

 

Meanwhile, the highlight of the Deputy Governor’s speech on education was the decision of the Lagos State government to recruit 1,000 pry school teachers.

 

Representatives of State Universal Basic Education Board {SUBEB} at the event, Bayo Adefuye, said it was important the Lagos State Government invests on education, and that the decision of Lagos State to recruit 1,000 teachers was a welcome relief.

 

“We are in support of any initiative that would improve standard of education in Lagos State,” he said.

 

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