Ondo Govt encourages Schools to participate in Competitions

..as SUBEB Chair presents Trophy, Certificate to Mega Schl pupil who participated in national competition

The Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB has restated its resolve to continue to encourage and support pupils and their schools to participate in any event or competition in order to sharpen their skills and bring the best out of them.

The Chairman of the Board Victor Olabimtan made the promise during the presentation of the certificate and trophy won recently by Caring Heart Mega School, Supare in Akoko South West Local Government Area Master Adebayo at a national event at Keffi Nasarawa State.

At the event, GLOBE Nigeria Virtual Science Symposium and Workshop designed to inculcate green environment consciousness in the pupils and students at tender age, Ondo State represented by Master Adebayo Bolanle came third in basic education category.

The elated Chairman who said the Board will give the outstanding pupil Fifty Thousand Naira as a token of its appreciation for a job well done specifically commended the roles played by the Department of Social Mobilization for making the trip to the competition and the feat possible.

” This is the results of hard work and dedication to duty and that of testing the system. If the pupils are not well trained and the school participated there is no way we would have known their ability and win the laurel”

He therefore enjoined all departments especially School Services to make to ensure the schools and pupils participate in all competitions promising that the Board under his watch will always gives the necessary support to ensure attendance because the pupils are the focal point of the Board’s activities.

While commending the Globe Teacher Mr Akinola Samuel Olajide that trained the pupil for the competition which the Chairman attributed to resilience and dedication to duty said as a role model he has become a good example to others.

Speaking on the benefits of resilience to duty and hard work the Chairmen who was a trained teacher and a School Principal before venturing into politics said there is no short cut or miracle to success than hard work.

Olabimtan promised to formally informed the Governor of the feat so that the pupil, the School and all that have contributed to the success story get appropriate recognition from the State in order to spur them and their contemporaries to work harder and be a good ambassadors of the State

Earlier the Director of Social Mobilization Mr Julius Adebayo who recounted the challenges the Department went through on behalf of the Board to ensure bthe School participated in the competition was designed to inculcate in the pupils the concept of green environment from childhood.

According to him, this was the first time tbe Board will entered into this Competition and it came third in tbe Basic Education Category and first and second respectively in tbe Senior Secondary Category under the supervision of Ministry of Education.

In her vote of thanks the Headteacher of the School Mrs Owagbemi A.B appreciated the Board for hosting the School, promising that this will spur the School to work harder to maintain the existing standard.

The Hallmark of the event was the presentation of tbe Certificate, Trophy and Laptop won by the School to the Board.

Also at the presentation are Ondo State Globe Coordinator iMr Ademola Adenekan and the Assistant Teacher of the School.

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Prince Bolu Diesel Ajijo
Director Press

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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