LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO ENHANCING QUALITY EDUCATION

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has affirmed his administration’s dedication to bolstering quality education in Lagos State, emphasising increased investment, funding, and infrastructure provision.

During the “TeachForNigeria: A Day with Mr. Governor” event at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed the state’s collaboration with TeachForNigeria to establish a sustainable five-year program known as TeachForLagos.

The governor highlighted the recruitment of 275 fellows since 2020 as part of the TeachForNigeria initiative, aimed at ensuring educational inclusivity across the state.

TeachForNigeria, a non-profit organization is focused on cultivating leaders committed to addressing educational disparities. The initiative, conducted in partnership with the Lagos State government, employs young graduates to teach various subjects in 205 schools.

In an interactive session with TeachForNigeria Fellows, Governor Sanwo-Olu commended their dedication, and acknowledged their role in the state’s educational advancements.

Folawe Omikunle, CEO of TeachForNigeria, projected a one million children impact nationwide over the next decade. She highlighted the positive outcomes observed since the partnership’s inception in 2020, citing significant academic improvements in classrooms where fellows are deployed.

 

 

 

 

 

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