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Ogun is laying foundation for better education – Amosun

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has said his administration’s educational development strides is targeted at ensuring a better future for students and the youth.

Receiving the 161 participants of the 2017 Ogun Summer Camp after an Awareness Walk at Government House, Oke-Igbehin, Abeokuta yesterday, he also said his government is committed towards building a greater nation.

The governor stated that one of the objectives of the annual camp, is to instill virtues of discipline, team work and good relationship into the children, adding that it will also help to promote peace, harmony and unity in the country.

He charged participants to imbibe all the skills, lessons and experiences offered by the camp, in order to equip them as good ambassadors of the state.

While commending them for their participation in the walk and the good attitude they exhibited during the camp, Amosun urged them to listen attentively and participate actively in all the training exercises as well as learn from each other.

Speaking to news men, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Modupe Mujota, said beyond academics, the camp impart life skills with fun, adding what a child learns in the place of fun sticks forever.

She noted that the increase in the number of participants in the second edition, demonstrates the success of the initiative, while encouraging students yet to participate, to plan towards the next edition.

 

About Lanre Oyetade

A multiple award winner in Economics and business journalism, Lanre Oyetade has served close to two decades in the media industry, spanning different notable stables, where he is privileged to have risen to the position of a title editor. A masters degree holder in Economics from the University of Lagos and doctoral student at the Babcock University, he is a winner of the prestigious NMMA Capital Market Award for two consecutive years (2004 & 2005), and was also a nominee for the body’s banking and finance and money market awards for two years. In 2013, he also won the Most Outstanding Business-Reporting Title Editor award of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). A minister in the LORDS’s vineyard, he has been an inspirational speaker and resource person at many corporate and religious fora since early 2004, and has so far authored three books on the capital market; on personal effectiveness, and on personal finance, in 2008 and 2014, respectively.