The Lagos Declare Authorities on Tuesday rewarded 12 prominent public college lecturers and directors with 12 vehicles.
The winners of the 2020 award are Adesola Akindele, Temitope Gbadamosi, Temitope Ibiwunmi, Rasheed Odenike, Rebecca Oyinloye, and Oluwaseun Balogun.
Others are Joshua Olasehinde, Abosede Padonu-Daniel, Ekundayo Ajiborisade, Tolulope Odusanya, Tawakalitu Akinleye and Ovinuyon Buhari.
Each one of them was equipped with a automobile, pill, plaque, among other gifts.
Talking at some level of the three hundred and sixty five days 2020 Academics Merit Award in Lagos, Mr Sanwo-Olu stated the educating profession was no longer a thankless job within the convey.
Mr Sanwo-Olu stated the Annual Academics’ Merit Award was a proof that the convey would in any respect times reward necessary, dedicated and diligent lecturers.
He stated the initiative was in step with the convey authorities’s dedication to make use of education as a weapon to alternate the arena.
In response to him, the administration is cognizant of the general feature that lecturers play in building a bold society, which is why the authorities is dedicated to rewarding distinctive lecturers on a regular foundation.
”Right here’s one of the important thing concepts for actualisation of the Education and Technology Pillar of our T-H-E-M-E-S agenda.
”We will not thank our lecturers sufficient for all they attain; for the fervour they elevate to the job; for inculcating in our formative years the values they require to be successful; for going the extra mile to educate, put together and equip our students to excel as global voters.
”The Academics Merit Award shouldn’t be any longer simplest an avenue to reward the lecturers’ distinctive efforts; it is far a proper technique of advertising and marketing advantage and fascinating the spirit of healthy competition amongst lecturers in Lagos Declare.
”We are able to continue to cherish the lecturers since the educating profession is ordinary – it is far a noble profession that entails building lives by imparting recordsdata. None of us will doubtless be right here this day without lecturers,” he stated.
The governor commended the feats executed by lecturers, especially in national competitions, as they sustain placing Lagos on national pedestal.
He stated if lecturers had such distinctive qualities, pupils and students would no longer simplest excel in lecturers nonetheless existing innate sterling skills in cognitive, psychomotor, affective and co-curricular areas of studying.
Mr Sanwo-Olu stated the awardees would encourage as Lagos Declare Ambassadors of Excellence in Education for the subsequent one three hundred and sixty five days.
He steered the lecturers no longer to see the initiative as a contest nonetheless a capability to encourage them to continue to build in their simplest, believing that such dedication will one day be rewarded.
”We are able to continue the massive funding within the education sector by bettering the ability and welfare of our faculty personnel.
“Make the sector more ICT-compliant, negate the lecturers to world simplest practices to boot to make sure that our colleges change into a vacation feature for work and studying,” Mr Sanwo-Olu stated.
In her welcome deal with, the Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, stated the match was indeed testament to a promise made and fulfilled.
Mrs Adefisayo stated the nomination committee purchased over 3,200 capabilities and through stringent review criteria, they had been in a spot to negate the finalists.
She commended the governor for his passion toward rewarding excellence, most especially bettering the welfare of lecturers and in conjunction with value to the growth of the education sector.
The commissioner stated the finalists would be showcased and uncovered to more than one opportunities which would red meat up the imaginative and prescient of the convey in restoring the build of abode of the educating profession.
She stated that it would extra encourage the return of coaching as a profession of preference for the formative years.
Responding on behalf of the awardees, Mrs Buhari stated the gesture was a dream diagram upright.
Mrs Buhari commended the convey authorities for its dedication toward supporting lecturers and making sure their welfare was given utmost priority.
She stated the screening project was indeed intense nonetheless satisfying as they had been in a spot to learn better ways of delivering their carrier to their respective colleges.
Mrs Buhari promised the governor that they obtained’t relent in making sure that qualitative educating is retained in Lagos colleges. (NAN)
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