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Children’s Day: Edo SUBEB distributes 40,000 book schools

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Children’s Day: Edo SUBEB distributes 40,000 book schools

By monday Ajogun

The Edo State Council for Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) claims to have distributed more than 40,000 books and teaching materials to schools in 18 local communities in the state.

Dr Joan Oviawe, president of SUBEB in the state, made the announcement Thursday in Benin.

Oviawe said that SUBEB also launched the “Every Child is a Champion of Reading” campaign as part of the celebration of Children ’s Day.

According to her, SUBEB has since 2018 provided more than seven million pounds to students in local government areas of the state.

“But for today’s celebration, we have provided over 40,000 books and other educational materials to all of our schools.

“This is to promote literacy among children in our state schools. The Universal Basic Education Commission has also been of great help in this regard.

“With the Every Child is Reading Champion campaign, we are preparing our students to read and they will be so good that they can write a book , this is the standard we set for ourselves,” she said.

She said the administration led by Governor Godwin Obaseki remained committed to the academic well-being of every child and preparing them for leadership roles in the near future. (NOPE)

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