Ekiti State Government has said it was poised to reposition all public schools towards giving total child education to the pupils and develop
their skills alongside the education syllabus that cater for their cognitive, affective and psychomotor domain.
Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka who expressed this at the opening of the First Public Primary Schools’ Trade Fair 2012 held at the SUBEB Ground, Ado-Ekiti, described the Schools’ Trade Fair as unique and another record laying event in Ekiti, adding that it was common place to hear about trade fair across the globe but none has yet been done after this fashion: where school children exhibited their handiwork
She re-echoed that one of the 8 points agenda of the administration is Human Capital Development which the government would blend with the
schools syllabus to build the pupils’ entrepreneurship skills and make them self-reliant and employers of labours after leaving school
instead of seeking unavailable white collar jobs.
While commending the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the planners of the programme and the efforts of participants, called on planners of the Fair and other stakeholders to look in every direction to harness knowledge, industry, experience and resourcefulness that would inject the right kind of spirit for the attainment of our individual and corporate goals as a people.
The Wife of the Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi who was represented by Dr. (Mrs.) Yemisi Afolabi commended the SUBEB, teachers and the pupils for the unique event and expressed her support for the Board at all time.
In her address of welcome, the SUBEB Chairperson, Professor Modupe Adelabu thanked Governor Kayode Fayemi and his Deputy Mrs. Olayinka for their efforts at repositioning education in the state adding that the Schools’ Trade Fair is one of the practical results of the
government’s investment in the primary education in the state.
She urged teachers to compliment government’s efforts with diligence as they are very vital to the success of government’s investment in education.
Last modified: November 22, 2012