Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has pledged 20 cars to deserving teachers across the six Education Districts in the State.
He made the pledge in line with his administration’s commitment to reward excellence service delivery in the Lagos State Post Primary teaching service.
Speaking during the virtual training of teachers themed; ”Eko Educators Webinar Performance Series 3.3′‘, the governor noted that teachers are key change agents who will be remembered for shaping the future generation of leaders.
Sanwo-Olu went further to advise teachers to work towards improving the quality of teaching by embracing technology, which will ultimately make them great teachers.
“This is the era of technology and it is working well for us. Technology has become a very strong tool that we cannot do away within our everyday lives. With technology, we can think locally and act globally”, he said.
He added that great teachers are always remembered for the lives they shape, deriving satisfaction in their students becoming role models to be proud of.
Also, Lagos state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, in her remarks, stressed that the success of any school system can be traced to the quality of teaching and learning which is exhibited in the quality of teachers with a multiplier effect on the children.
She appreciated teachers in Lagos for their continuous self-development in addition to the government efforts in their development.