Two Outstanding Corps Members Get Cash Prize, Certificate

The Oyo State Ministry of Youths and Sports has presented Certificates and gifts to two National Youth Service Corps members, for distinguishing themselves during their service year.

Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede stated this today in his office, adding that the Oyo State Government is more determined to make the welfare of serving corp members paramount.

Speaking in his office, he said the corps members, Yaya Omolara and Ugwu Sarah (Batch B, Year 2020), exhibited good traits of leadership, during their service year.

Fakorede advised the awardees to be good ambassadors of the State, the country and the scheme.

He said: “We found you outstanding for not just being role models to your colleagues, but for other youths in the State”.

Appreciating them for their contributions during their service, he said, “We are very grateful to you for your contribution to the development of the State.”

In her separate remarks, the State Coordinator for the National Youth Service Corps, Mrs. Ogbuogebe Grace appreciated the State Government and Ministry of Youths for giving them a good platform to excel and also maximize their potentials.

Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr. Oludele Oyadeyi commended the awardees for showing good manners in their comportment, dresssing and discharge of their assigned duties.

 

Wasiu Olatunbosun, Ph.D,

Hon. Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism.

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As part of the activities lined up for the commemoration of the year 2019 Independence day celebration, Oyo State Government through the Ministry of Youths and Sports, in collaboration with the State Ministry of Education Science and Technology has organized a one day essay competition for primary and secondary school pupils across the state tagged “NIGERIA AND THE CHALLENGES OF INSECURITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY” on Thursday in Ibadan.

Among the selected primary and secondary schools were L.A Primary School Isale Oyo, Rehoboth Nursery & Primary School, and Community Primary School Sasa Ibadan.

Others were Queen of Apostle, Ibadan, Igboora High School, Igbo-Ora, Corner Stone Model College, and The Pacesetter Comprehensive College, Oluyole, Ibadan among others.

In his welcome address the Honorable Commissioner for Youths and Sports Honorable Seun Fakorede, commended the students for their impressive performance and urged them to always give their best during academic exercises, as according to him, the future held better opportunity for them.

The Commissioner further implored the students to strive hard in order to attain greater heights in future while appreciating the teachers who he said had invested so much in their future.

“It is a thing of joy that we can still have pupils from our public schools performing so excellently at external academic exercise like this, it shows that the investment of this current administration on education is yielding good result.

“I want to urge you to keep up the good work our teachers are helping you to do and put all your efforts at achieving excellence in all you do, look at me as a model, it shows that the future really belongs to we young ones.”

The Commissioner for Education Professor Kehinde Shangodoyin, represented by the deputy director at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Abiodun Bisi, advised the students to as much as possible, imbibe the sense of love for one another as well as humanity because God created each one being to impact positively on humanity.

L.A Primary School, Isale Oyo took the first position among the Primary Schools while Pace Setter Comprehensive College took the first position among the Secondary schools that took part in the competition.

 

 

Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.

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