Ogun State Government is planning to build additional 1,000 classrooms in public schools across the State, to complement the existing 1,000 earlier constructed by the present administration.
Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu who gave hint of it in Ijebu-Ode, during the inauguration and handing-over of a block of six toilets, computers and internet facilities, said the planned 1,000 classrooms when put in place will further create a conducive teaching and learning environment.
Prof. Arigbabu said that the Ogun State Education Revitalisation Agenda (OGSERA) and Adopt a School Programme, among other initiatives of the present administration had been yielding valuable results, noting that the Ministry had embarked on various innovations to raise the status of 511 public secondary schools to become flagship schools.
He lauded Old Students’ Association of Luba Comprehensive School, Ijebu-Ode for giving back to the school, describing the gesture as a way of laying good examples for the young ones.
“When I see Old Students coming back to celebrate the anniversary of their schools, I’m always happy because that is the way to remember our roots,” he said.
Earlier in his address, the Chairman Board of Trustees of the Association, Alhaji Tola Akorede appreciated governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration for infrastructural development in schools, promising to support the government to achieve more milestones in the education sector.