Ekiti SUBEB Head Solicits Staff Support in Improving Education Quality
The new Executive Chairman of Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Professor Femi Akinwumi has assumed duty with a call on staff of the Board to cooperate with him in the task of improving the quality of education in public primary schools in the state.
Professor Akinwumi made the call in Ado Ekiti during his inaugural meeting with members of staff of the Board.
He told them that one of the mandates given to him by Governor Kayode Fayemi was to transform public primary schools into centers of excellence that can compete favorably with the best schools in the country.
Professor Akinwumi stated that the Board, under his watch, would adopt a holistic approach towards improving the quality of public schools in the state.
The new SUBEB Chairman stressed that human capital and infrastructural development as well as vigorous monitoring of schools would be strategically pursued in order to achieve the desired goals.
Professor Akinwumi emphasized the need for the staff to rededicate themselves to their duties and shun indolence, lateness as well as other vices that could affect their productivity.
The Permanent Secretary of the Board, Mr Olusesan Fabamishe had earlier conducted the new chairman round offices in the SUBEB premises where he pledged the commitment of staff to the actualization of his vision and mission for the board.
Professor Akinwumi, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan was until his appointment a Professor of Educational Management in the nation’s premier University.