Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
As the world marked the 2020 Teachers’ Day, Osun State government has applauded the sense of commitment and dedication to duty by its teachers, saying the State is blessed with worthy and dependable educators.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo.
She said government acknowledged the critical roles played by teachers in the State, and praised them for joining in the onerous task to raise responsible and knowledgeable citizenry for the future of the State.
Egbemode who noted that teaching was a noble profession, lauded teachers in Osun for their patriotism, sacrifice and commitment to human capital development.
She also appreciated the teachers for identifying with the administration of Governor Gboyega Oyetola and for their understanding and patience, especially during this challenging period occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The State Government of Osun felicitates with teachers in the State on the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
“We wish to use this opportunity to applaud the sense of commitment and dedication to duty by teachers in our State. No doubt, teachers play critical roles in the society and we are glad in Osun that we are blessed with worthy and dependable educators.
“Teaching is indeed a noble profession, as teachers contribute to preparing and shaping the future through imparting knowledge and morals in the children.
“We commend teachers in Osun for their patriotism, sacrifice and commitment to human capital development. Such commitment has earned Osun State laurels won by students from public schools at both regional and national levels.
“The administration of Governor Oyetola will continue to prioritise the welfare and professional development of teachers and other workers in the state.”
Egbemode stressed that the government will always support teachers to further impact in students values that will transform the future of the state positively and build capacities relevant to the needs of the state to reduce the level of unemployment.
She urged teachers to remain dedicated to their duties and avoid conduct that can cause disrepute to the teaching profession.