Governor Adeleke lauds Owolabi’s investment in public schools, says the govt-alumni partnership initiative is on course

Governor Adeleke lauds Owolabi’s investment in public schools, says the govt-alumni partnership initiative is on course

OSOGBO– 14/02/2024–

The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has commended Dr. Owolabi Gbenga Ayodele for complimenting the state’s government efforts to rejig the infrastructure of public schools and enhance learning environment, saying that the generous donation of school chairs and tables at Asipa Community High School in Asipa will benefit the students greatly.

Governor Adeleke who praised Dr. Owolabi for showing interest in improving the condition of learning for students, said the investment is in line with his administration’s govt-alumni partnership board initiative purposely put up to upscale the infrastructures of public schools in the state.

The Governor maintained that education is the foundation and the future of any society and so, should not to be left for the government alone to shoulder its burden, noting that Dr. Owolabi has been able to demonstrate that private individuals can indeed make a significant difference in ensuring a brighter future for our children and the state through investment in their school’s facilities.

“I’m indeed impressed by the gesture of Dr. Owolabi Gbenga Ayodele to provide 100 school chairs and tables to Asipa Community High School, Asipa, and want to sincerely appreciate him for complimenting our government’s effort to improve the learning environment of our students,” the Governor noted.

Governor Adeleke added that the donation of 1000 note books to Asipa Community High School students and other secondary schools in Origbo, Ife North Local Government will have a lasting impact on the lives of beneficiaries just as his upcoming scholarship award for public students in that local government will open the gateway to a promising future for the eventual beneficiaries.

“When I hosted the Ilesa Grammar School Old Students Association some days ago, I unveiled the govt-alumni partnership board, which I said would tap into private individuals for necessary support to improve the situation of our schools,” the Governor pointed out.

“I must express my admiration for the wonderful intervention of Dr. Owolabi in Asipa Community High School as it not showed his compassion and commitment but also deep desire to ensure that students in public schools can succeed without any form of hindrance.

“He has challenged other well-to-do in our society to partner with the government in addressing the critical challenges in our public schools, which includes investing in infrastructure upgrade and provision of essential facilities that will promote qualitative learning. Like Dr. Owolabi, you can start with your alma mater and let’s make a difference that will leave a lasting impact on students.

“On behalf of the good people of Osun State, I appreciate Dr. Owolabi for his support for education in Osun state and look forward to him for more impactful intervention for his community and Osun people as a whole.”

Mallam Olawale Rasheed,
The Spokesperson to the Osun State Governor

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