Goveror Amosun Urge Teachers to Inculcate Moral Values in Students0
Stakeholders in the education sector, particularly teachers need to instill discipline and inculcate proper moral values in their students in order for them to make meaningful contributions to the socio-economic growth of the Nigerian nation.
Ogun State helmsman, Senator Ibikunle Amosun gave this assignment at the 48th Anniversary of Remo Divisional School, Sagamu during which he commissioned some buildings renovated by the Old Students Association.
Represented by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Segun Odubela, Senator Amosun observed that as future leaders, students must be trained and prepared adequately for the challenges ahead, advising teachers and school authority to ensure discipline among the students.
He reiterated the commitment of his administration to providing qualitative free education, reminding that since inception, his government had embarked on massive rehabilitation of school infrastructure and provided students with free text books and instructional materials. Governor Amosun commended members of the school’s Old Students Association for ploughing back into their alma mata and enjoined other similar associations to take a cue. On her part, Chairman, Teaching Service Commission, Ms Olubukunola Onabanjo represented by Commissioner II in the Commission, Hon. Akeem Bello, submitted that acceptable moral behaviour was gradually fading away among students and underscored the need for the educational system to reverse the trend.
She admonished students in the State to make determination, direction, discipline and self denial their watchwords for a better future. Speaking earlier, the National Chairman of the Association, Mr. Joseph Mofopefoluwa urged the State government to constitute a Board of Governor for the school to ensure quality control and effective implementation of the curriculum and discipline among students.