Tuesday 27 April 2021

Make the teaching of Science and Mathematics In Schools, a top priority. ...... SUBEB boss, Famurewa


The Executive Chairman, Osun State Universal Basic Eduction Board Hon. Ajibola Famurewa, has called on teachers across the state of Osun to champion the course of the teaching of Science subjects  in schools for the nurturing  of   young Scientists that will benefit the state and the country at large.

Hon. Famurewa  gave the  advice  while reading his address at a 7-day training workshop on "Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education"  (SMASE).


The training workshop  which is currently going on in Osogbo ,the state capital was organized by Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) in collaboration with Osun State Universal Basic Education Board.

About nine hundred Public Primary School Science Teachers across the three Senatorial Districts of the State of Osun are participating.

Holding at the  Fakunle  Comprehensive High  School Hall in Osogbo , the state capital ,the occasion afforded the SUBEB Boss the opportunity to implore all public primary school Science teachers in the state to always carry out their duties diligently and conscientiously .

 He added that the State Government of osun under the leadership of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola is ever  determined to continue to place the states' education sector on a sound and solid footing.


The Subeb boss in Osun  emphasised that the 7-day training program will go a long way in giving the participants all  modern professional skills that will in no small measure augment their professional competence and integrity while   teaching their pupils at the basic level .

"I have no doubt that the  training will provide opportunity for all the participants to be more knowledgeable with new methods of teaching science subjects in all our schools which will reflect eventually on the development of education sector in the state." Concluded Famurewa.

Earlier In his welcome address,  the Executive Secretary, Osun  SUBEB, Mr Adeoye Bakare appreciated both the Federal and  State Governments  of Osun for promoting quality education for all Nigerian School children as well as teachers.

He lauded  the ingenuity of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on his  support for all the  various training workshops aimed at enhancing teaching profession in the state.


The Osun Subeb Executive Secretary assured that the knowledge gained during  the training will serve as a tool for building competent  Science and mathematics teachers .

In his remarks, the team leader of the resource persons at the ongoing training workshop, Mr Francis Olubanke commended the present administration in the state of OSUN under the leadership of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for  its commitment to the development of education sector.

On behalf of his colleagues he pledged readiness  to impart useful science knowledge that will be beneficial to the participants .

The training workshop continues today where resource persons in the field of science and mathematics are expected to deliver various papers on the effective  teaching of science and mathematics to Osun public school teachers 

Sent in by Sofiu Abdulganiyu. (PRO, Osun SUBEB)

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