…as state begins online recruitment drive for teachers
From WOLE BALOGUN, Ado-Ekiti
The United Nations, (UN) has honoured the Special Adviser to the Executive Governor of Ekiti State on Development Partnership, Margaret Fagboyo for good governance and impactful development partnership.
Fagboyo’s garland, entitled: ” Distinguished Leader and Role Model Award, was offered by UN’s Centre for Leadership and Good Governance International in conjunction with NGM Group.
The Award Ceremony held yesterday in Ibadan, was part of activities marking the United Nations’ 2019 International Youth Day.
The award was in recognition of her exemplary support for the development and empowerment of youths.
Delivering a keynote address at the event, Mrs. Fagboyo declared to the distinguished gathering that “Human capital, particularly the youth, not oil, will determine Nigeria’s future”.
Speaking further on the topic “Transforming Education”, she said population growth will make Africa’s youth to be 10 times the size of the young population of the European Union by 2050, which could be a demographic dividend if the right action is taken on time.
She challenged youths to be agents of change, and ensure that they use today’s opportunity to develop leadership capacity for tomorrow’s opportunities
The award has been hailed as a well-deserved recognition for her contributions to youth development and other human capital development activities.
In another development, Executive Chairman of the Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) , Prof Francisca Aladejana has said application forms for the recruitment of teachers into Public Primary Schools in Ekiti State will be available online from Wednesday, August 14.
A statement made available to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti by Aladejana stressed that only holders of National Certificate of Education (NCE) and University Degrees in Education are qualified to apply.
It advised prospective applicants possessing the NCE or University Degrees in Education in subjects taught in or related to Primary Schools to visit the website to access the forms and other relevant information about the recruitment exercise.