Ogunlewe urges Lagos to offer scholars isolated textbooks

A former minister of works and housing, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, has stated a quantity nonetheless must be executed within the schooling sector in Lagos, regardless of a viewable growth in requirements.

Ogunlewe stated this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos.

He spoke at the sidelines of the base laying of a 100-student capability hostel at Lagos Shape Civil Provider Fashion Faculty, Igbogbo.

The previous minister stated there used to be a necessity for the federal government to distribute isolated textbooks, workout books and writing fabrics to each scholar, to assistance them.

“Modest schooling will have to be the full and entire accountability of presidency.

“Even though the usual of schooling in Lagos Shape has larger,  there’s a quantity that also must be executed.

“Free textbooks, exercise books and writing materials should be distributed as part of government’s intervention to students,” Ogunlewe stated.

He stated that such motion through the environment executive would let fall the speed of out-of-school kids.

The previous minister additionally steered the federal government to accentuate college farming to mitigate rarity of meals and let fall costs of farm create as used to be executed within the life.

Talking at the hostel, he stated the folk donated it in order that the major, academics and any Nationwide Formative years Provider Corps (NYSC) member deployed would have lodging throughout the college premises, for efficient carrier supply.

Ogunlewe steered the alumni of various faculties to assistance the control and upkeep in their infrastructure,  because it used to be now not a role for the federal government lonely to take care of.

“The college land used to be donated through our superior father for colonial and schoolmaster coaching school.

“Thereafter,  it changed into a civil carrier type school, however they don’t have enough quantity lodging for college students, academics and the major.

“That is why my family decided to build the hostel for the school in celebration of our great icons, to uplift education in the community,” he stated.

NAN experiences that the hostel used to be donated in remembrance of 2 icons of the Fadugba-Ogunlewe royal households of the Igbogbo kingdom.

The households celebrated the 50 years of remembrance of the primary conventional ruler of the Igbogbo kingdom,  the past due Oba Festus Ogunlewe (Fadugba 2) and 76 years of remembrance of the past due Amos Ogunlewe.


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