Ogun State Government has lauded the effort of staffers of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Abeokuta branch, for supporting the present administration in the development of education through their contributions to carry out the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the apex bank.
Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu gave this commendation at the commissioning of the rehabilitated block of classrooms, laboratory and staff room at Methodist High School, Ogbe, Abeokuta, applauding their magnanimity and rare gesture for the project.
Arigbabu said the collaboration of well-meaning individuals, corporate bodies, organisations and other relevant stakeholders in the education sector would further promote quality and effective teaching and learning activities in the society.
The Commissioner highlighted some of the achievements of the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration since inception to include, rehabilitation of schools and distribution of furniture, which he said had engendered improved academic performance and standard, assuring that government would not rest on its oars to reposition the sector.
He encouraged members of the public in their various capacities to partner with the government on its ‘Adopt a School’ initiative, especially in remote cities and towns, to further the standard of education in the State, saying “such intervention can also address pressing community needs”.
In his remarks, the CBN Controller, Abeokuta branch, Alh. Wahab Oseni revealed that the CSR initiative, which spanned over 10 years, was mandated by the CBN Governor and it was executed through personal contributions of staff of the bank.
In her welcome address, the Principal of the school, Mrs. Olubunmi Oyegoke appreciated the donors for contributing their quota to the development of education, promising to make good use of the infrastructure.