Academic Activities Begin In #Ekiti Model Schools

The model schools recently commissioned by Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi have commenced academic activities.

The model schools include Ayo Fasanmi Model School, Ilokun, Banji Akintoye Model School and David Oke Model School all situated in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

Addressing parents and guardians, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Dr Olabimpe Aderiye mni who appealed to parents to allow their children attend classes reminded them that first term academic activities commenced on Monday 26th October 2020 adding that government is committed to quality education for all school age children.

The Special Adviser, Basic Secondary Education (Vocational, Technical and Girl Child Education), Prof. Francisca Aladejana appreciated government for building good edifices that can compete with any school in Nigeria and encouraged parents to allow their children resume school immediately as schools are ready and open for admission.

While addressing the newly posted teachers, the Chairman Teaching Service Commission, Hon. Babatunde Abegunde charged them to be diligent and shun all forms of indiscipline as government is determined to reward hard work.

One of the Commissioners in the Teaching Service Commission, Hon. Victor Irewolede in his remarks enjoined the pioneering teachers to put in their best to make the schools a model worthy of emulation academically, morally and even in extra-curricular activities.

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Science and Technology Mr. James Owolabi appreciated the government for building the schools and charged teachers and students to utilize and maintain the facilities in the school.

Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary, Teaching Service Commission, Mr Olusesan Alabi charged the teachers to live up to expectation by laying a solid foundation of sound education for the model schools to make them point of reference to other schools in the state.

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