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Osun Education Summit: Sen. Oyewumi Commends Gov. Adeleke For Revamping Education

The Deputy Minority Leader of the Senate, Akogun Lere Oyewumi today chaired Osun Education Summit 2023 tagged “Getting It Right And Revamping Education Sector In Osun State”. It was an educative and interesting outing as today marked the third day of the summit with the topic “Political Will And Stakeholders Participation In Education”. Sen. Lere Oyewumi opined that Osun State Governor, Sen. Ademola Adeleke has declared a state of emergency on education noting that his administration would ensure that the educational system is upgraded.

While addressing the attendees, Senator Oyewumi said the foundation of Nigeria’s Education is weak and if nothing else is done to rebuild it, the hope of our unborn children cannot be guaranteed. The educational structure of Nigeria has experienced an earthquake, only the crumbs are left. He observed that education standard has fallen in Osun state and needs serious improvement.

Senator Lere Oyewumi assured residents of the state that Governor Ademola Adeleke’s administration will implement fully the recommendations of the summit in a bid to revamp education. He maintained that Governor Ademola Adeleke promised to continue with the rigorous reforms in the educational sector embarked upon by his administration to improve the overall developmental prospects of Osun State. He assured the attendees that all the National Assembly members are equally ready to support and collaborate with the State Government to revamp education in the state.

Senator Lere Oyewumi however noted that one of his core agenda is educational advancement, IT literacy enhancement, and employment opportunities. Championing literacy excellence at all levels of Education through financial support for students, promoting ICT capacity among the Youths, upscaling access to Technology in Schools, and skills acquisition. While providing a more needed enabling environment for the youths to explore and maximize their potential to add value to society.

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