Obaseki harps on quality education, promises support for Edo teachers
By Nosa Akenzua, Benin
The Edo state government has reiterated its commitment to quality education in the state, saying that education remained the key to success among the youths.
While he assured its support for the teachers despite their recent differences with the state government, the state governor noted that the state government had taken steps to invest in the educational system to ensure a better future for the next generation, assuring his administration’s support for Edo children interested in careers in science technology, engineering and mathematics.
He noted that science and mathematics had a crucial role in steering decisions to promote peace, social justice and human development, describing quality education as pivotal to the social economic development of any nation. Governor Obaseki promised to collaborate and train more teachers in the state to improve the standard of education, adding that “For us, as a government, we are aware that the greatest gifts you can give to any child is quality education which is why we are investing in education system to ensure a better future for the next generation.”