Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has again reiterated his administration’s resolve to ensure that the state continues to excel and maintain first position in external examinations.
The Governor stated this at the SUBEB playing ground, in Ado Ekiti the state capital during the official flag off ceremony for the distribution of 2015 School Based Management Committee (SBMC) learning materials to public and primary schools in the state under the State Education Programme Investment Project (SEPIP).
The State Education Programme Investement Project (SEPIP) is a World Bank assisted programme in three pilot states of Ekiti, Anambra and Bauchi.
Governor Ayodele Fayose, while presenting the learning materials which is to cover 120 schools in the state, promised that such materials would be made available to all other public and private schools in the state.
The Governor also reiterated the need for pupils, parents and teachers to imbibe the culture of good hygiene, and promised to make funds and other logistics available for the purchase of hand washing basins in schools.
The President, Association of Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools, Mr Biodun Omotoso and Adejoke Comfort who benefitted from the project commended Governor Fayose for his giant strides in the education.
Amongst materials distributed were compendium of past questions and answers, mathematical sets, packets of chalk, graph and exercise books.