Ekiti state government has reiterated it’s commitment to rewarding
brilliance and excellence among students in public and private schools
in Ekiti State.
This was made known by the Special Adviser to the Governor on
Education Science and Technology, Dr Kofoworola Aderiye at the
presentation of awards and cash gift to a student of Federal Science
and Technology College, Usi Ekiti, Miss Olayemi Tina Morenikeji in Ado
Dr Kofoworola Aderiye who was represented by the Director, Science,
Technology and Mathematics, Mr. Ayo Ileola appreciated Ekiti State
governor for his interest in rewarding brilliance in the school
children, especially girl child.
She charged students to be more committed to their studies and also
lauded teachers to give in their best in training their students as it
was the case of the mathematics teacher that trained the champ.
“This is another feet by this present government and Ekiti State in
general. Mr Fatunla Oladimeji is a good example of what a teacher
represents, see these children as yours and bring out the best in them
and be sure that your impact will be mentioned and your name also be
written in gold.”, the Commissioner explained.
Earlier, the Principal of the school, represented by the Vice
Principal, Academics, Mrs Margaret Aluko appreciated God for the
performance recorded by a student of Federal Science Technical College
and prayed that the relationship between the the federal and state
government remain cordial.
The award winning student, Miss Olayemi Tina Morenikeji who could not
hide her joy appreciated the state government for the opportunity to
represent the state in such a keenly contested national competition.
Olayemi who participated in mathematics competition at the
inter-schoosl to state levels of the contest and came first,
represented Ekiti State in the mathematics competition organized by
the National Mathematical Center, Abuja and came second nationwide.
The new junior mathematics champion from Ado Ekiti admonished her
mates and peers to study hard and develop special interest in the
subject as step towards excellence.
Olayemi was presented with two giant plague, certificate, and cash
gift. The event was attended by the parents of the girl, top
government functionaries and relatives.
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