From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
As the world marks the 2020 Teachers’ Day, the Osun State government has applauded the sense of commitment and dedication to duty by its teachers, saying the State is blessed with worthy and dependable educators.
This was stated in a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, and made available to media in kaduna yesterday.
The statement added that the government acknowledged the critical roles played by teachers in the State, and praised them for joining in the onerous task to raise responsible and knowledgeable citizenry for the future of the State.
Egbemode who noted that teaching was a noble profession, lauded teachers in Osun for their patriotism, sacrifice and commitment to human capital development.
The Information Commissioner also appreciated the teachers for identifying with the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and for their understanding and patience, especially during this challenging period occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The statement reads in part: “The State Government of Osun felicitates with teachers in the State on the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day. We wish to use this opportunity to applaud the sense of commitment and dedication to duty by teachers in our State. No doubt, teachers play critical roles in the society and we are glad in Osun that we are blessed with worthy and dependable educators.
“Teaching is indeed a noble profession, as teachers contribute to preparing and shaping the future through imparting knowledge and morals in the children. We commend teachers in Osun for their patriotism, sacrifice and commitment to human capital development. Such commitment has earned Osun State laurels won by students from public schools at both regional and national levels.
“We also appreciate teachers for identifying with the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and for their understanding and patience, especially during this challenging period occasioned by the Coronovirus pandemic.
“The administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola will continue to prioritise the welfare and professional development of teachers and other workers in the State. We will always support teachers to further impact in students those values that will transform the future of our State positively and build capacities relevant to the needs of the state to reduce the level of unemployment. “