KOGI SSG RETURNS TO CLASSROOM AS A PART-TIME LECTURER
Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya BELLO has oftentimes encouraged and charged all stakeholders in the state to contribute their quota to the development of education in the state.
On his directive, appointees of the Governor and other government officials have been contributing meaningfully to improving education in Kogi state. Their interventions include organizing Science Quiz Competition across secondary Schools, distributing learning materials, payment of WAEC, NECO, and JAMB fees including payment of school fees for indigent students.
This intervention is yielding accelerated results. Kogi has leapfrogged from 23 positions in 2010 to 15 in 2018 in WAEC rating and has moved ahead of 6 states by 2020.
In the 2022 JAMB examination result, not less than 17 students from Kogi State scored above 300/400 with the overall candidate from Ebira Community Secondary School Ogaminana scoring 330. 90% of these students took part in the Inter-School Quiz Competition organized by Pharm Abdulkareem Asuku Youths Empowerment Foundation (PAAYEF), the brainchild and initiative of the Chief of Staff to the Governor
Today, the Secretary to the Government of Kogi State, Folashade Ayoade Arike, Ph.D., a doctorate holder in Biochemistry has taken up a part-time lecturing programme at the Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara.
As you can see, She is currently taking students in Chemistry which is one of her core courses.
While the Government is providing infrastructure, creating enabling learning and teaching environment, increase and improving manpower in the education sector, his appointees are also providing auxiliary support.
You can see the joy on the faces of the students; they are highly motivated to learn seeing the SSG standing and lecturing them.
This is what we do in Kogi State.