Kwara State Governor, Malam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has signed a memorandum of understanding with New Globe Nigeria to improve learning outcomes for primary school pupils across the state.
At a brief ceremony held at the Kwara State Government House, Ilorin, Governor AbdulRazaq said the programme codenamed Kwara Learn is the initiative of a lifetime investment to empower teachers and give public school pupils the best shot at 21st-century education, with reverberating effects on the future of the state.
He urged the people of the state, especially education stakeholders, to support the initiative, which he described as the best investment for the future of the Kwara child.
Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu in her remarks said the program was a thoughtful and innovative idea to change teaching methods to a modern 21st-century digital learning in Kwara.
She expressed optimism that the introduction of the new technology to the schools will definitely complement the earlier investments in infrastructural development embarked upon by the state.
Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB) Professor Shehu Raheem Adaramaja said the vision of the Government is to improve primary school outcomes through KwaraLEARN by transforming learning in all classrooms and ensuring every child has access to high-quality and well-supported teachers.
Group Managing Director, New Globe Nigeria Mrs Omowale David-Ashiru commended and congratulated the Kwara State Governor for his transformational programs in the education system.
The MOU signing ceremony was attended by Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi; House of Assembly Speaker Yakubu Danladi-Salihu; House members; cabinet members; PTA Chairman in Kwara State Makama of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Oniye; NUT Chairman Abdullahi Umar; ANCOPSS President Toyin Abdullahi; Chairman of SUBEB Prof Shehu Raheem Adaramaja; TESCOM Chairman Bello Abubakar; top bureaucrats; among others.
This article appeared originally on Radio Nigeria, Nov 3, 2021.