Senior Secondary School Three Students in Ogun State have been charged to maximize opportunity of the Ogun Digital Classroom provided by the present administration, to ease the effect of the lockdown and prepare them for better performance in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The Deputy Governor, Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot Salako-Oyedele gave the charge during a virtual meeting with the 18 outstanding students of the Digiclass Assessment Test, held on June 27, 2020, describing their performance as a remarkable achievement that really made the State proud.
Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot Salako-Oyedele, while reiterating the State government’s policy on better education, said the Prince Dapo Abiodun led-administration would always be ready to support academic pursuits, urging them to avoid activities that may jeopardise their future.
“As a government, we really acknowledge your brilliance with the outstanding performance and we are ready to support you in your academic pursuits. I am so much excited listening to your future aspirations and will like to advise you to be very careful of your activities on the internet. Be careful of what you post, say or do online because these can come back to haunt you in the future”, she said.
In her remarks, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo encouraged the students not to relent in pursuing their dreams, as they are ambassadors of the State, promising that government would continue to prioritise education.
Mrs. Soyombo said Ogun Digiclass has been redesigned to accommodate students with special needs and those in technical colleges, urging children to learn more skills and languages, as learning should not be limited to academics.
Earlier in her welcome address, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye submitted that government was delighted in their performance, appreciating their parents for according them necessary support during the assessment test, as she prayed that God will see them through in their future ambition.
Speaking on behalf of others, Eniola Abesin of Victorious Model College, Odogbolu, Oluwasegun Ashimolowo, Alaba Lawson Royal College and Yinusa Adekunbi, commended government for the laudable initiative, assuring that they would excel in the coming WASSCE.