Aregbesola Tasks Teachers To Engage Students In Extracurricular Activities
The executive governor of the state of Osun Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has urged teachers in the state to create and engage students in secondary schools in extracurricular activities so as to prevent them from involving in nefarious activities.
The Governor said this during the grand finale of a debate organised by Segun Adegoke Youth and Development Foundation (SAYDEF) for secondary school students in the state held at the Ikire campus of Osun State University.
Aregbesola who was represented by the Executive Secretary of Osun Education Quality Assurance and Morality Enforcement Agency, Dr Ayodele Owoade urged the teachers to be committed to their jobs and assured them that the arrears of their salaries would be paid.
The governor commended the founder of the SAYDEF, Mr Segun Adegoke for his positive impact on the youth and his contributions to the betterment of the lives of other people in the state.
At the end of the debate, Regina Mundi Girls Secondary School, Iwo emerged the overall winner. Greys International School, Ede won the second position while Deeper Life International School, Agunbelewo Osogbo came third. The winners got cash prize and learning materials.
Owland National School, Olupona came 4th in the competition while Fatimah High School, Ikire came 5th and they also received cash and other consolation prizes.
The founder of the SAYDEF, Mr Segun Adegoke said he set up the foundation to motivate youths and encourage them to engage in intellectual activities.