The Ogun State Government says it is committed to putting primary education on sound footing, as it is the foundation on which other levels of education is built upon.
The Chairman, Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Alhaji Olatunde Okewole, stated this while monitoring the second term Unified Examination for the 2018/2019 academic session in the State.
Alhaji Okewole pointed out that, though the present administration was gradually winding up, the Board would ensure that enduring legacies were firmly entrenched in primary schools, for the development of education sector and the society.
The SUBEB boss expressed satisfaction on the conduct of the examination which took off simultaneously in all primary schools across the State, saying, ‘’the materials are adequate and the logistics were well planned, the teachers and pupils are ready for the examination and therefore, I’ll give a pass mark’’, he remarked.
While lauding the performances of the teachers during the examination, he urged them to be more diligent and encourage their pupils to study hard, so as to perform excellently in the examination, advising parents to be alive to their responsibilities.
Commenting on the examination, the Head teacher, OLG Primary School II, Obantoko, Odeda Local Government Area, Alhaji Olayinka Aliyu, said the examination was hitch-free, as materials were sufficient, while commending the State Government for its commitment to the basic education, he assured of teachers’ co-operation in actualising government’s vision in the sector.