Students Tasked to Show More Interest In The Sciences0
Students in Ogun State have been reminded that the world is now a global village because of technological breakthrough and innovation made possible by knowledge of the sciences.
In this wise, they need to develop more interest in science subjects in order to be relevant in the new world order.
The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Segun Odubela gave the charge today in Abeokuta while presenting gifts to some students of Sacred Heart Catholic School, Oke-Ilewo Abeokuta, who did the State proud at the recently concluded 9th National Science Festival of schools and quiz competition in Lagos.
Odubela explained that in its tradition of rewarding excellence, the State government embarked on the gesture to appreciate the students and encourage them and other students to improve on their performances in similar contest in the future. Odubela noted that:
Rewarding excellent performance has become a tradition for us in the State that is why this is coming at a time like this to motivate the students
He assured that the State Government would be unrelenting in its stride to ensure educational development of the State, having realized the need to prepare her students adequately for their challenges as leaders of the future.
Responding on behalf of other awardees, Master Toba Ogunfolaji who ascribed the success to hard work and God’s favour, appreciated the State Government for the gesture, describing it as the energizer needed to perform better in future competitions.
Ogun State emerged the third best in the competition which featured 56 schools from 21 States in the country.
Source: OGTV Website