The government of Osun state on Tuesday commenced the distribution of free computer tablets otherwise known as ‘Opon Imo’ (tablet of knowledge) to students in the state’s Senior Secondary Schools.
The distribution kicked off at Ataoja School of Science in Osogbo, the state capital, where about 387 students in SS 2 were given the mobile device.
The ‘Opon Imo’ contains apps such e-book library, integrated test zone and 17 virtual classroom subjects to enhance e-learning for the students.
The tablet with its technology enhanced learning platform is expected to complement efforts of the teachers and students for better performance in learning and teaching.
Opon Imo also contains past questions and additional traditional subjects, as well as the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) syllabuses.
Speaking to Channels Television, elated students and teachers admitted that the Opon Imo will go a long way in preparing the students for external examinations.
The government has said the learning device would be given to students in SS 1 to SS 3 in all its secondary schools.