2019 Teachers’ Day Celebration: PMB Awards Lagos State Teachers

Written by Akeem Alao

Three teachers from Lagos State public schools have won the 2019 President’s Teachers and Schools Excellence Award, PTSEA.

While disclosing this on Sunday 6th October, 2019, Mr Kayode Sutton, the media coordinator, Lagos State Ministry of Education in Lagos mentioned the teachers’ names as Elusaki Iyabo, Ikuseyidunmi Pius and Adeniyi Oluwasegun.

According to him, the awards were given to the teachers and the schools for their exemplary performance in the education sector in commemoration of the global World Teachers’ Day.

In her address at the 2019 World Teachers’ Day Celebration held at the Sports Complex, University of Lagos, the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said the feat had come at the right time.

“It has come as a reciprocation of the State Government’s priority attention to the education sector,” she said.

“As a State, in spite of all odds, we have the dexterity and professionals to attain greater heights in delivering quality education to our future leaders,” she added.

She said, “I must commend and appreciate their passion, cooperation and dedication to their jobs as well as commitment to the growth of the sector”.

Adefisayo assured teachers that the profession would be made more attractive by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos who has promised to increase budgetary allocation to education.


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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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