Ogun State government has celebrated learners of Remo Secondary School, Sagamu for their outstanding performance during some recently held competition, that saw them as winners in various levels.
The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Abayomi Arigbabu gave kudos to the winners in his office at the presentation of the students to the state government to encourage and celebrate them for making the state proud.
Arigbabu expressed his delight at seeing learners do well in various levels, where he pointed out that this feat would always geared the government to do more, he said “It gladdens my heart to see our learners excel and do well, this shows that government efforts is yielding results and we will continue to encourage you and others to always aspire for the best, I want you to know that the sky is the starting point for you as long as you don’t relent in being a better version of yourself everyday”.
He advised students to make the best use of opportunities provided for them, while he urged parents to give the necessary support to their children .
The students celebrated were, Orekoya Precious and Adeleke Jesuloluwa who came first in the Steno Memorial competition with a gift of laptop and cash prizes each, also Odunuga Ifeoluwa and Soneye Temitope, First Runner-up of the OGTV at 39 schools debate, with a gift of cash prize.
Meanwhile, the Outgone Principal of Ijemo Titun High School, Mr. Lateef Adebayo has been gifted a car by the Old Students Association to celebrate his retirement from active service, as a reward for his hard work and efforts in moulding lives of the students.
Presenting the car key to the principal, the Commissioner congratulated him on his retirement and for the gift, said, his outstanding performance and contributions to students lives have gotten him the reward.
Professor Arigbabu wished him well and prayed that God would grant him long life with good health to enjoy the benefits of his work.
In his remarks, the National President of the Association, Navy Captain Gbenga Oludipe, said that the principal have given himself during his career to the improvement and betterment of his students, prayed that he lives long to enjoy it.