- The presidency has honoured Governor Fayose of Ekiti state
- The presidency also praised the educational feat of Ekiti state students at the National Junior Engineers Technologists and Scientists (JETS) competition
- At the occasion, Governor Fayose called on the federal government to prioritize the needs of teachers in the country
NAIJ.com gathered that the President’s schools debate Nigeria, a department in the Presidency, PSDN, has honoured Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state
The Presidency department also honored some brilliant secondary school students from Ekiti state who performed exceptionally in an international debate competition in Singapore.
The Presidency honours came as a result of the state contingent’s position during the National Junior Engineers Technologists and Scientists, JETS competition.
Also, in NECO examinations, the state was adjudged the best in the federation.
The coordinator of PSDN, Dare Oritu, said the performance of students from the state was for the nomination of Ekiti team by PSDN to participate in the international debating championship in Singapore.
Speaking at the occasion, Governor Fayose called on the federal government to priortize the needs of teachers in the country.
He said: “We believe so much in human development Whatever you have put into the development of other sectors, for human and material development without equally developing education, is a waste of time.
“You would recall that during my first time, Ekiti was number 25 in rating in WAEC out of the 36 states but when I was leaving we rose to number seven. Today, Ekiti is number one.
"This shows that there is a governor who is always working hard and ensuring excellence in all aspects of governance.”
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