Ogun Govt. Commits To Education Development

Ogun Govt. Commits To Education DevelopmentThe Ogun State Government has expressed its resolve to continue to invest reasonably in education, in order to reposition the sector and improve human capital development index of the state.

The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Modupe Mujota, stated this at the 11th Matriculation Ceremony of the Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa in Ado-Ota/Ota Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner also affirmed that providing quality education for people of the state remains top in government’s agenda.

She congratulated the new students on their admission, tasking them to take optimal advantage of the opportunity at their disposal to pursue their dreams.

Mrs Mujota informed them that their grades at the end of their studies would be determined by their performances from the beginning of the session.

“The grades you will make will be determined by your performance from this very beginning and your ultimate grace is a potential key to unlock opportunities in the labour market”, she advised.

Also addressing the new students, Rector of the Institute, Mrs Funke Akinkurolere, advised them to adhere strictly to the rules and regulations of the institution, as it would not condone indiscipline or any act that could undermine the integrity of the school.

The establishment of Science and Technical Colleges across the three senatorial districts of Ogun State is to produce middle level man-power and make the students become self-reliant upon graduation.

Ogun Govt. Canvasses Incorporation Of Security Studies In Schools

Ogun State Recalls Sacked, Suspended WorkersThe Ogun state government has called for the incorporation of security studies and intelligence gathering in the curriculum of schools in the state, to inculcate the habit of security consciousness in pupils even at their younger age.

The state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Modupe Mujota, made the call in Abeokuta, the state capital, while playing host to the Provost, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, College of Security Management, Mrs Rachael Awosusi.

She stated that the Corps would be a strong partner in promoting the new curriculum in the school with a view to broadening the horizon of the younger generation on security consciousness.

On her part, Mrs Awosusi said the purpose of the visit was to familiarise with the top management of the ministry and also see areas where they could work together, while assuring that the corps would continue to promote security and its consciousness among students in the state.

Mrs Mujota, further revealed that the ministry was already contemplating a training programme on intelligence gathering and information management for its staff in the college.

She also lauded the corps for providing security during the summer camp held in 2016, at Akin Ogunpoola Model College, Akinale in Ewekoro Local Government Area.