The Commissioner for Information and Strategy of Osun State Mr Adelani Bolarinwa has said osun has the most Elementary school education in Africa and also the best of the state which provides meals for their students.
He made this statement at the Ife Arts Freshers week at the Ajose Lecture Theatre Obafemi Awolowo University Ile ife on the 21st of May 2018 with the Theme : Why are we in school”? The essence to set our priorities right for a better tomorrow”.
Speaking at the event the Commissioner for Information and strategy has advised students to be of good conduct.
In his words, he said ” Education is not an end or a means to an end. Education should be free in both primary and secondary school. Getting A’s and first class is beyond the walls of Education but the skills you have achieved is what they call education. As the motto of the Varsity has inscribed “For Learning and Culture” we should imbibe this and be a good student”
“Osun has the most basic elementary school eduaction. We organize training for our staffs, just about 4 weeks ago we just organised a training for principals of each schools”
” As a student you must be an entrepreneur. You shouldn’t wait for the income you get from education, you must be able to make money yourself. Education is beyond the four walls of the university. Walk with friends that are of like minds” he added
Also speaking at the event the Staff Adviser of Faculty of Art Student Association(FASA) Dr Saheed Amusa has told the freshmen to be strategic.
” Be creative, acquire new skills like tailoring, hairdressing, barbing amongst others. Try new things, new books but do not allow yourself to be distracted” he admonished.
Also speaking at the event The Dean of Faculty Art Professor Gbemisola Adeoti, who also admonished the new intake to be focused and they should desire to have a good grade.
“You start building your career right from your 100Level days, start developing what you want to be in the nearest future. Pay attention to the food you are going to be eating. Food is more important in your life. Persistence is the key to success” he added
The event was chaired by dignitaries like Mr Adelani Bolarinwa the Commissioner for information and Strategy osun state, Tunde Eso PDP Governorship Aspirant of Osun State, Mr Babatunde Oreter Oralusi the Former Senior Special Adviser to the Governor, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Arts amongst others.
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