Parents and guardians in Ayetoro Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State have been charged to desist from dumping the responsibility of educating their children on the government alone adding that they need to invest in the education of their children.

The Alaye of Ayetoro, Oba Azeez Adelakun made the call in Ayetoro during the presentation of free school uniforms to 105 primary and secondary school students as well as certificates to 51 adult education graduands by the Sub-education Committee.

Oba Adelakun who was represented by the Chairman, 2023 Ayetoro Day Central Planning Organising Committee, Amona Oba of Ayetoro, High Chief Kunle Amosun said parents need to give the education of their children necessary financial support adding that in the past parents defied economic challenges to give their children qualitative education so as to fulfill their potentials.

He added that the days of relying on the government were over,  noting that the deliberate steps of parents and guardians was urgently needed as it would have positive effect on the development of Ayetoro and the State.

Amosun noted that parents need to sacrifice for the education of their children as it was in the past when parents and guardians defied economic challenges to give their children qualitative education which would aid them in fulfilling their potentials.

He called on all indigenes of Ayetoro to support the development of the town and make an impact in the lives of the people adding notable personalities including the current Minister of State for Environment, Dr. Isiak Kunle Salako would be honoured during the grand finale of the 2023.

Corroborating the monarch, former Ogun State Head of Service, Elder Olusola Adeyemi said parents should not depend on free education but prioritize the education of their children to enable them fulfill their potentials and become important personalities who would further contribute to the growth of Ayetoro.
Also speaking, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olu. Ola. Aikulola called on indigenes to join hands with the government to develop the education sector as well as the town suggesting that the Alaye of Ayetoro could reach out to illustrious indigenes of Ayetoro across the globe.

In his welcome address , the  Chairman, Sub-Education Committee of the 2023 Ayetoro Day Celebration, Mr. Julius Adeyemi disclosed that 50 secondary school students and 55 primary school students benefitted from the free school uniforms while there were free exercise books for students as well as certificate presentation to 51 graduands of its adult education program.

Miss  Dorcas Popoola of Alaye High School, Ayetoro and Master Seyi Abatan of Ajoda High School, Ayetoro lauded the sub-committee for the free school uniforms and exercise books presented to them noting that the support would go a long way in aiding their education.

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