Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, says the state government would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Concise News reports that Makinde stated this at the 90th anniversary of Government College, Ibadan on Saturday.
He said the recruitment of more qualified teachers in public schools in the state, would go a long way in improving the performance of public schools pupils and students in national examinations.
The governor reiterated the readiness of his administration to reclaim the lost glory in the educational sector.
He said government would collaborate with relevant stakeholders that would help the educational system in the state.
Makinde said that his administration would continue to find other ways to provide free and qualitative education to the people of the state from primary school to secondary
He said the ongoing distribution of free exercise books and textbooks to pupils and students in public schools in the state, would go round all the schools across the state.
The governor said that grants would soon be given to public schools, adding that management of such schools should be ready to give account of the grants.
Oyo NANS Chairman, Asubiojo, suspended
In related news, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has announced the receipt and ratification of the suspension slammed on its Oyo State Chairman, Olujuwon Asubiojo.
This was contained in a statement signed by Lawrence Olanrewaju, Assistant Secretary-General of NANS on Sunday, in Ibadan.
The association said that Asubiojo was suspended for alleged gross misconduct, capable of dragging the name of the association in the mud.
It recalled that a communiqué was officially submitted to the national secretariat, where the suspended chairman was alleged of anti-NANS activities.
The statement said that Asubioju was suspended at a Senate meeting held at Moore Plantation, Apata in Ibadan by 11 out of the 15 senators in attendance.
It said that 10 out of the 11 senators appended their signatures to support his suspension.
The association said that Asubioju was suspended for allegedly indulging in anti-NANS activities, part of which, it claimed, had once sent him behind bars, after selling off the union’s bus without notifying anyone.
Abiodun Olutundun of Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo had moved the motion for Asubioju’s suspension, which was seconded by Bayonle Akadiri of The Polytechnic Ibadan, who was represented by Akintayo Abioye.
It said that the senate had, at the sitting, agreed that Afeez Oladimeji, the Vice Chairman, should assume office as the acting state Chairman of the association.
The association said that the national president would constitute a committee to investigate all that transpired and act on the report of the committee.