The Executive Chairman of Ekiti State Universal Basic Education
Board,Prof Femi Akinwumi has charged teachers in public primary
schools in the state to work assiduously towards ensuring the success
of their pupils in the forthcoming Nation Common Entrance and
Placement Examinations .
Prof. Akinwumi gave the charge during the third day of the week-long
school resumption monitoring exercise to some selected schools in
Ekiti Central and South Senatorial districts of the State.
He urged parents and guardians of school- aged children across the
State to take advantage of the improved standard of education by
registering their children and wards in public schools
The SUBEB Boss used the opportunity to assure parents that more school
buildings would be renovated and reconstructed in the new year while
also promising that perimeter fencing of more public schools will be
done to boost security and eliminate encroachment of school land by
property speculators .
He enjoined parents and guardians to take advantage of the free
education policy of the State Government by enrolling their kids in
public schools which according to him boasts of qualified teachers.
The Chairman lauded the teachers for already administering the
resumption tests to refresh the memories of the pupils and get them up
to prepared for the new term.
Reiterating the commitment of the Governor Oyebanji led administration
to providing conducive teaching and learning environment in all public
schools in the State, he promised that all their yearnings would be
addressed before long.
These include renovation and reconstruction of classrooms, offices and
toilets, drilling of boreholes to provide running water, provision of
more learning materials and also prompt posting of more staff to the
schools as soon as the ongoing recruitment exercise of teachers is
Prof Akinwumi while stressing and reminding the teachers that the
Governor Oyebanji led administration has zero tolerance for
absenteeism, laziness and all other forms of indiscipline also noted
that the State Government would always reward diligent and dedicated
The schools visited during the monitoring exercise included, St
Raphael’s, St John’s, St Angela’s and St Anthony’s Nursery and Primary
schools, all at Ilawe Ekiti as well as the Itanla Community N/P School
in Ado Ekiti.
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