Makinde Promises Educational Advancement Through ICT
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde says his administration is poised to improve the state education sector especially through ICT interventions in line with international best practices.
He stated this during a courtesy call by a delegation from Korea International Corporation Agency (KOICA) led by their country director in company of official from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
The Governor said it has become imperative to utilize ICT in evolving the state education sector just as the administration had begun exploring e-governance to promote efficiency in public servic
Governor Makinde appreciated the gesture of the South Korea agency for its proposed support to one of its model schools currently under construction through provision ICT instructional materials and pledged openness and sincerity to the partnership.
In a remark, Country Director Woochen Cheng said the programme was in line with South Korea support to developing countries in promoting digital literacy, and stressed that the UBEC smart school initiative was suitable for the programming, adding that Oyo state Lagos and Abuja had been selected as beneficiaries
Earlier,The chairman of Oyo state Universal Basic Education Board,Dr Nureni Adeniran had earlier hinted that a model school situated in Akinyele local government to be completed by March would be used for the ICT intervention project