To intensify effort towards encouraging enrolment of six-years- old -children into public primary school, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has also taken the campaign to Ogun East and West Senatorial District of the State.
The Commissioner in the Ministry, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu while addressing people at Oke-Aje Market and Oba Sikiru Adetona International Market, Ita-Osu, Ijebu-Ode and Sagamu Motor Park and Awolowo Market, Sagamu, assured them that the Prince Dapo Abiodun led-administration has put facilities in place to make the pupils enjoy good teaching and learning in schools.
Prof. Arigbabu who also underscore the benefit of registering the children in public schools to market men and women in Yewa South Local Government Area, Ilaro said they are known for accurate record keeping, qualified teachers, serene academic environment among others.
“Let us endeavour to take our six-year -old children to a nearby public primary school for free registration into primary one class. We’re known for best standard, we are also proud of our teachers. Our children will also enjoy serene environment and accurate record keeping”, Arigbabu said.
The Headteacher General, Ogun West, Venerable Joseph Babatunde enjoined parent to take the education of their children serious, saying, “an educated child is the Glory of the parent”.
Speaking, the Iyaloja of Oba Sikiru Adetona Market, Ijebu-Ode, Alhaja Temitope Kuforiji and the Chairman, Sagamu Motor Park, Agbaje Samusideen promised to take the mobilisation to their meeting and also convinced their people to register their wards into public primary school for better academic performance.