Students in Senior Secondary School Three (SS3) have been charged to give their best and ensure excellence in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, as well as be conscious of their safety within and outside the school premises.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo gave this advice during the monitoring exercise to schools across the State, to check the level of students’ preparedness towards the examination.
Mrs. Soyombo while commending the students for their eagerness to return to class, admonished them to strive for the best and maximise opportunity given to the, saying they should not allow their background determine their future.
“We have to commend the principals and teachers of schools for a job well done, particularly, their level of preparedness to cover the academic lapses of the students. They have ensured that the school environments and classes were cleared and cleaned before students resumption, to ensure that the limited time they have for revision be put to good use”, she stated.
In her remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education Science and Technology, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye disclosed that all teachers, both in junior and senior secondary schools have been working together to ensure proper revision exercise with the students.
She urged them to continue supporting State government’s efforts at promoting wellbeing of the students and teachers by ensuring that all safety measures were being adhered.
In their contributions, President of the All Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) Ogun State Chapter, Mrs. Ayodele Womiloju and the State Chairman of the Parents Teachers Association, Rev. Olusegun Folorunso, commended Governor Abiodun for allaying the fears of parents by providing the much needed safety kits in all schools, pledging their continued support towards the progress of the education sector and the State at large.