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Lagos LG organises summer coaching for pupils

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 Lagos LG organises summer coaching for pupils
Lagos LG organises summer coaching for pupils

1 The Chairman of Badagry Local Government, Mr Olusegun Onilude, on Saturday said there will be a free summer intensive coaching for pupils from primary 1 to Junior Secondary School 3.

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2 Mrs Sewede Pot-Balogun-Olorunfemi, the Supervisory Councillor for Education in the council in a statement in Badagry said that this was part of Oniludes’s administration quest to improve standard of education of the children.

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3 The supervisor said that the coaching classes would begin on Aug. 8 and end on Aug.25.

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4 She said the coaching classes would be held at three different centres in the council namely LA Primary School, Ajara; A.

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6 S Primary School, Badagry and St. Leo’s Catholic Primary School, Ikoga Zebbe, Badagry.

7 According to Pot-Balogun-Olorunfemi, the coaching is designed to keep children focused educationally during this summer break.

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9 “The programme is designed to keep our children focused educationally and to impact more academic knowledge in them instead of wandering about aimlessly at the crucial period when the country is challenged with insecurity.

10 “Adequate arrangement has been made by the council for qualified teachers to teach the children and engage them in extra curriculum activities during the period.

11 “The Council Chairman is an educationist par excellence who would stop at nothing to support education at all levels.

12 “The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Badagry Study Center should kick off in September and so much has been done in providing learning facilities and conducive environment for would be students.

13 “The idea is to bring education closer, affordable and easy, so that students would not go outside the local government seeking higher education.

14 “Also, the council bursary for students in tertiary institution is on the way as well as other support and empowerment programmes have been put together by the Onilude administration to support the education system of Badagry.

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16 Pot-Balogun-Olorunfemi urged parents and guardians to control the activities of their children during the holiday.

17 “The Children’s extra curriculum activities should be given adequate attention instead of over labouring their children with street trading and hawking which distracts them from educational activities.

18 “The intensive coaching is free, hence parents have no excuse,” she said.

19 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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