SUBEB Reiterates Commitment To Repositioning Education in Osun
The Executive Chairman, Osun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mr. Israel Ajibola Famurewa, has restated the commitment of the Governor Adegboyega Oyetola-led administration to reposition the basic education system in the State.
He stated this when he led some officials of the board and the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, All Progressives Congress (APC) News Online, Dr. Tom Ohikere on an inspection tour of some school infrastructural projects undertaken by the board.
Mr. Famurewa said basic education system remained cardinal as a focal point of the administration’s education policy considering the importance of elementary education as the basic foundation of learning for all citizens.
The Osun SUBEB boss who was accompanied by the Board’s Commissioner, Hon. Moshood Adekunle Oluawo, Executive Secretary, Mr. Adeoye Bakare and other officials of the Board, added that the government had ensured a facelift of infrastructural and academic development.
According to him, several classrooms had been constructed, renovated and rehabilitated as the case may be to advance the quality of teaching and learning in all the public schools across the State.
Some of the schools visited were; Ataoja School of Science; Anthony Udofia Primary School both in Osogbo; Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, Ilesa; St. Philip’s Primary School, Ile-Ife;
St. Stephen’s Grammar School, Modakeke; Urban Day Grammar School Ile-Ife; Oogi Community Grammar School; Adejuwon Government middle School, Owode-Ede.
Speaking with newsmen after the inspection, Dr. Tom Ohikere lauded the huge investment of Governor Oyetola in the education sector, describing Osun as one of the leading light in the promotion of education in the country.
He also commended the Governor for Prioritizing education and giving the sector the prime place as the bedrock of socioeconomic development of the State, saying that ‘Osun has become a reference point in basic education system in Nigeria.’
Dr Ohikere said the inspection was going round the country to take stock of development particularly in the area of basic education sector, saying Osun State is the first State to be visited in the Southwest.