1,200 Schools In Oyo State Receive BESDA Customised Books, Other Materials

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By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran on Friday hinted that 1,200 schools in the state have received customised exercise books, writing and teaching materials through the Basic Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme.

Dr. Adeniran dropped this hint during a symbolic presentation of BESDA customised exercise books, writing and teaching material in Ibadan

According to the Executive Chairman beneficiaries of the customised exercise books, writing and teaching materials were drawn from schools in the 21 Local Government Areas where BESDA subjects were being taught and that Oyo state government and its partners will not rest on their oars until quality education is sustained in the State.

“ The learning tools, writing materials are valuable, to help pupils think about course materials, while encouraging them to grasp, organise and integrate prior knowledge with new concepts”, he said.

Dr Adeniran added, “To acquire adequate knowledge for improvement of Basic Education in the State, World Bank/ FGN/ Universal Basic Education Commission and OYOSUBEB will not rest on their oars until quality is attained and sustained in the Educational system as Education remain the only legacy we can bequeath on younger generations for a sustainable development and for them to live a useful life and contribute meaningfully to the development of the country”,

The Oyo SUBEB Chairman then tasked all Quality Assurance Officers and benefitting schools to ensure adequate use of the materials, in order to improve learning outcomes and strengthen the Educational system.

He stressed that the board is committed  to providing schools with required teaching materials for improved learning achievement rates.

The event was witnessed by representatives of Association of Primary School Head Teachers of Nigeria (AOPSHON), Head Teachers, and pupils from the benefitting schools.

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