The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, stated that between 2017 and 2023, his administration has reconstructed over 800 Public Primary Schools.
Sharing his scorecard on the significant steps made towards improving qualitative education in the State, he revealed that the reconstructed schools were dilapidated and in poor conditions before he took over the mantle of leadership.
In his personal social media page, he disclosed that the ‘Schools were neglected and abandoned by the previous administration. Due to the Infrastructure rot, enrollment in the Public Primary Schools in the State was abysmally low.’
“Between 2017 and now, over 800 Public Primary Schools have been reconstructed by the Governor Akeredolu administration with perimeter fences, ICT centers, and playgroup equipment. The students now enjoy modern desks and chairs procured by the government.
Besides, Governor Akeredolu also recruited One thousand two hundred (1,200) teachers in the Public primary schools.
Both Teachers and Pupils now teach and learn in a conducive environment.”
Meanwhile, Governor Akeredolu has approved the retirement age of 65 years for teachers in Primary and Secondary Schools in the State while assuring that no salaries will be owed to them.