IJEBU-ODE – The Chairman Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Alhaji Babatunde Emilola-Gazal has pledged to rehabilitate more primary schools across the area to enhance conducive teaching and learning environment.
Emilola-Gazal made this known recently at the commissioning of six blocks of classrooms and two offices at Christ Anglican Primary School, Porogun, Ijebu-Ode, saying his administration was committed to the renovation of schools to make them meet up to standard.
The Chairman said the school was built in 1940 and the council deemed it fit to give it a facelift by changing the roofs and rehabilitating some classrooms, assuring that more schools would be turnaround, while work would commence at Oyingbo Health Centre and Itoro Hall soon.
Earlier in his remark, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, commended the council boss for facilitating the project with a promise to supply furniture to the school.
Contributing, his counterpart in Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat appreciated the Chairman for the renovation of the school, saying the project would have a positive impact on the performances of the pupils.
Responding, the Headteacher of the school, Mrs. Olufunke Aina lauded the State government and the Local Government Chairman for their efforts towards improving the standard of primary education in the area and the State in general.