Prof. Femi Akinwumi, the new chairman of Ekiti Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) seeks the staff’s cooperation to improve quality of education in the Public Primary Schools.
Akinwumi was at his inaugural meeting in Ado-Ekiti, with members of staff of the board.
According to him, one of the mandates given was to transform public primary schools in the state into centres of excellence that could compete favourably with the best schools in the country.
“I am a product of public schools and I am sure many of you at this forum are products of public schools.
“If, we as products of public schools can rise to the top of our chosen career,there is no reason why we cannot make our public schools centres of excellence that everyone of us would be proud of.
“By the Grace of God, under my leadership in SUBEB, there would be revival of education sector in the state,” Akinwumi said.
The Chairman stated that the board, under his leadership, would adopt a wholistic approach to improving the quality of public schools in the state.
He stressed that human capital and infrastructural development as well as vigorous monitoring of schools would be strategically pursued towards achieving the desired goals.
Akinwumi however, solicited the support of all members of staff of the board for the task ahead, saying the importance of rededicating themselves to their duties way crucial for positive productivity.
Responding on behalf of the Board, the Commissioner, Human Resources Management, Dr Olufunke Fajobi and Commissioner Project Monitoring, Dr Kayode Adeoye welcomed the new Chairman and prayed for his success in the new assignment.
The Permanent Secretary of the Board , Mr Olusesan Fabamishe, pledged the commitment of staff to the actualisation of the vision and mission of the new chairman.