Ondo spends N165m on teachers’ training
By Bukola Olamona
About N165,000 million has been expended on the training of 6,466 teachers in Ondo state.
In the same vein, the infrastructural development in primary schools has attracted influx of pupils from private to public schools.
This disclosure was made by the Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board,(SUBEB), princess Oladunni Odu .
Odu asserted that the administration has boost education by erecting containerised toilets and supplied furniture to the newly constructed schools.
She added that government has also provided boreholes and water sanitation for public schools in the state, stressing that the state government has continued to train and retrain teachers with modern techniques.
The SUBEB boss noted that the infrastructural development in schools in the last three years has impacted on the standard of education in the state.
Her words: “Our enrolment has increased significantly in the last three years of this administration, again this government has promoted 4,670 teachers since governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu assumed office and more will be promoted this year.
“In primary school level in the state, 93 boreholes were completed, 933 ICT equipments provided for schools, 181 perimeter fencing completed and 77 toilets facilities were completed, all these shows that Arakunrin meant well for education in the state .
“Education is looking brighter in the state.
He promised to provide functional and technological education in the state, this he has done. What he met on ground is not what a good or standard of education should be, but since his assumption of office he has changed the face value of education. Exactly what he promised the state in 2017, he is doing and has promised to do more.
“Education is the state can now compete favourably with its Counterparts in other states. Our students are winning laurels for the state in national and international competitions. Infact. Schools in the state are now conducive for learning; even the public schools are now overwhelmed with students, unlike in the past when public schools were shunned by parents. Teachers in public schools are now committed, reason for the accolades we are receiving in the education sector in the country “she stated.