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Improved education: Ogun govt promises continued deployment of resources

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By Lola Badejo 

 

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said that his  administration will continue to deploy funds and resources towards improving on the good education legacy laid by forebears by creating a conducive environment for the  teaching and learning process, particularly in all the public secondary and primary schools in ogun state.

Governor Abiodun stated this while declaring open the 2020 All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Ogun State branch 40th annual congress held at Babcock University Stadium. 

Represented by the Deputy Governor, the Governor said since the  inception of his Administration, his government has continued to review it's  strategy in the education industry in line with the world best practices.

"Part of our deliberate and calculated policy is improved welfare, wellbeing and wellness of the teaching and non teaching staff in all our secondary schools. The promotion of over 10,000 teaching and non-teaching staff for 2016 and 2017 is a pointer to our commitment to quality education in Ogun State. Furthermore efforts are at the advanced stage for conducting the 2018, 2019 and 2020 promotion exercise. In the New Year, more of our teachers and school workers shall continue to enjoy their deserved promotion" he said 

Governor Abiodun however, sought more support and cooperation from school heads and other relevant stakeholders towards the continued development of the Education sector in the State.

Also speaking , the State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof  Abayomi Arigbabu,  said the state  government is committed to transforming the comatose state of the education sector , while calling on ANCOPSS and other relevant stakeholders for more support , as successful implementation of government policies requires the effort of all.

Earlier in her welcome address, Ogun state ANCOPSS President , Dr (Mrs) Ayodele Olubunmi Womiloju, said the essence of the annual congress is to provide a veritable platform for all Principals of public schools in the state to come together and examine issues of relevance and importance in education adding that as school administrators,  all efforts must be made to restore good and sound academic culture back to schools. 

While commending Prince Dapo Abiodun led administration for the giant strides In the education sector, Dr Womiloju promised that ANCOPSS shall continue to cooperate, synergise and collaborate with the state government towards achieving the desired goals in the sector.