Governor Oyetola promises Quality and Equitable Education that will Move Students to Academic Success……. just as winners of Independence day essay competition emerges.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has said that his administration will continue to spare no effort to provide quality, equitable and functional education that will move the Students from flashes of Success to making winning academics milestones a way of life.
Governor Oyetola disclosed this at the Grand finale of the “3rd Edition of Independence Day Osun State Government Essay Competition” held at the Local Government Commission Multipurpose Hall, Osogbo on Sartuday
Governor Oyetola further reiterated that ” In almost four years of coming into government, the students in public schools have flown the flag of his administration education intervention by coming tops in national competitions and emerging some of the best in the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Examination”
According to Osun State Governor who was represented at the event by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji said “In 2020 alone, two Osun students,Christianah Timileyin Akinlaja, an SS3 student of Fakunle Unity School, Osogbo and Master Akinlade Abdulahi , a student of Osogbo Grammar School won a national award on both National Essay Competition on Covid-19 and 1st Position in the National Examination of the 774 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award respectively.
Speaking on the importance of the essay competition, Governor Oyetola said the competition is an an opportunity to Osun. students to express their opinions on the importance of the independence of our nation, sharpens their imaginative capabilities, builds their communication skills, broadens their intellectual horizon, enhances their competitive abilities and prepares them for nation building as leaders of tomorrow.
He said ,the competition have also prepared yet another students that are capable of representing Osun State nationally with confident that they are capable of winning laurels at global competition.
While he congratulated the winners of this year competition for demonstrating zeal, diligence and commitment that fetched them success ,Governor Oyetola also thank the teachers for their inputs that have produced the quality of students that participated in the competition
In the Secondary Category, of the Essay Competition ,Ajisebiyawo Blessing Olaoluwa from Osogbo Local Government came first with a cash prize of Two Hundred and Fifty Naira(#250,000),a Laptop and printer
Master Oseni Gideon from Ayedadade Grammar School ,Ikire came second with a cash prize of One Hundred Thousand Naira and a Laptop,
While Afolabi Mervellous Oyekanmi came third with One Hundred thousand Naira (100,000)cash prize and a Laptop..
In the Higher Institution Category of the Independence Day Competition,Master Babalola Segun from Ife North Local Government area of Osun State came First with Five Hundred thousand Naira (#500,000),a laptop and printer
Mr Aremu Abass Bolarinwa from Owo Local Government came Second with a cash prize of Three Hundred Thousand Naira(300,000) and a Laptop.
The third position was won byAdeyemo Festus from Olaoluwa Local Government with a cash prize of Two Hundred Thousand Naira and a Laptop.