Oriwu College Emerges Best Public School in Nigeria, Receives New School Bus

Written by Akeem Alao

Oriwu College, Ikorodu, Lagos, has won Best Public School in Nigeria Award.

While disclosing this on Wednesday October 14, 2020, the Lagos State Tutor-General and Permanent Secretary, Education Districts II and District IV, Mrs. Anike Adekanye, commended the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the priority and attention his administration gives to the education sector.

Adekanye gave the commendation during the celebration of Year 2020 Teachers Day in Abuja while receiving a brand new school bus on behalf of Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu, after the School had emerged the best public school in Nigeria.

The TG/PS stated that Oriwu College, a premier school in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, emerged as the best among other schools in Nigeria after meeting all the criteria laid down by the Award Committee in Abuja.

The Tutor-General /Permanent Secretary attributed the feat to Governor Sanwo-Olu’s goal-driven disposition and dynamic approach of taking education in the State to an enviable position, adding that the recognition accorded Oriwu College, Ikorodu, is one of the many.

“The Schools’ conducive learning environment, brilliant WAEC/JAMB results consecutively recorded by the school, a well equipped laboratory, e-learning facilities, past laurels in both local and international competitions, interaction with stakeholders and a mutual relationship with the school host community and leaders, among several other laudable initiatives, ensured that Oriwu College emerged best among public schools ahead of its contemporaries,” she said.

Adekanye also appreciated the unflinching support of the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, while congratulating the Management and staff of Oriwu Model College for the well deserved recognition.

She also advised parents to continue to invest in the education of their children, describing quality education as the highest yielding investment one can give any child.

Source: LASG


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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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