In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, made available to newsmen on Monday, the State Government saluted Oyo teachers for being partners in the drive to promote qualitative education in the State.
Osinbajo and Obi spoke on Monday at the TECHISD 2020 Online International Conference.
The stakeholders, comprising public and private sector participants, spoke during the Ecobank Digital Series, titled: “Education in Nigeria – The role of private investment.”
Read Along, formerly known as Bolo, acts as a personal reading tutor for children.
In Nigeria, the children of the rich and wealthy have access to the best schools, good teachers, and resources while the children of the poor are taught by unqualified absentee teachers and sometimes have to study under trees and leaking roofs. Children from poor families also skip schools regularly because they have to help their families with farm work, hawking, or selling wares in the shops and market to assist in sustaining their families.
This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by Nwabueze Nwankwo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Basic Education, in Awka.
The institution disclosed this in a statement by Uredo Omale, its Head, Public Relations and Protocol Unit, on Saturday in Lokoja.
The Commissioner, Patrick Ukah, gave the information in a statement on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the government had on March 19 ordered closure of schools in the state as part of measures to check the spread of COVID-19.
Ben Goong, the Director of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, announced this in a statement at the end of a meeting of the Minister with Commissioners of Education in the 36 states.
The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, said in a statement on Sunday that the state government was appreciative of the commitment of the teachers to its programmes.
The Governor said the competition, since inception in 2000, had promoted access to quality learning, which offered secondary school pupils from humble backgrounds an opportunity to be on the same education pedestal with their mates from rich homes.
The President of the Chapter, Olusola Bankole, stated this while appreciating the FCT Administration for supporting the association with some palliatives.
The state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, made the disclosure during a three-day virtual training for public school teachers and stakeholders in the sector, ahead of school resumption.
The disclosure was made by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, while playing host to the Governor of Gombe, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, in her office on Tuesday.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Education in the State, Dr. Onyebuchi Chima, during a meeting with education stakeholders in his office in Abakaliki on Wednesday.
Nwajiuba made the remark during the maiden edition of: “Re-Ignite Public Affairs National Dialogue Series Webinar.”
Tumsa said the aspirants were scored based on their presentations, education qualifications, among others, but one of the 12 aspirants failed to meet up with the requirements set by the party.
The redeployment notice, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Public Service Office, Ibrahim Jere, was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna on Thursday.
The move will see over 100 finance professionals from Commonwealth governments funded to attend online fintech courses offered by the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.