The intervention of the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun administration has been said to witness immense turn around in the infrastructural development in schools across the state.
The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu made this known at the commissioning ceremony and handing over of a school hall and borehole donated to Sopen Comprehensive High School, Ijebu-Igbo by the family of Late Olori-Ilu Amos Olatunji Ogunbanjo.
Prof. Arigbabu posited that with the support and collaboration of well meaning individuals, philanthropist and organisation, there would be notable improvement and all round development in schools, he revealed that the revitalization agenda of the present administration has led to many innovations targeted at improving standard and elevate academic performance
“Our revitalization agenda has led to many innovations to improve standard and elevate performance, we are ensuring that we have a turn around in the infrastructural development in all our schools and government alone cannot do it, that is why we will continue to solicit for the support of well meaning individuals to collaborate with us to develop our schools”, he submitted.
The commissioner appreciated the family of Late Pa. Ogunbanjo for deeming it worthy to contribute to the development of the school through their donation, while urging the school to make good use of the school hall, he also called on the students to imbibe the spirit of giving back to their alma mater.
In his address, the Orimolusi of Ijebu-Igbo, His Majesty, Oba Lawrence Jaiyeoba said giving to the development of education is a notable achievement and legacy which everyone must strive to leave behind.
In his remarks, a former Deputy Governor and Senator in the State, Alhaji Adegbenga Kaka commended the state government for the timely intervention in the renovation of the classrooms, promised that the community would continue to join hands in improving the education sector.
Responding on behalf of the donating family, Chief (Mrs) Modupe Owosina explained that their father love for education inspired them to donate to the school, she posited that the hall would help tremendously for myriad uses such as, the general assembly, literary, debating and cultural activities, prize giving events and many more.