World Teacher’s Day: Fayose Rewards Ekiti Best Teacher with Hyundai Xcent Cars
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, gave out three new cars and donated N100m to teachers in the state.
The occasion was the 2017 World Teachers Day celebration in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Fayose presented a brand new Hyundai Xcent cars to the best teacher in primary school, Mrs Ojo Grace and the best teacher in secondary school, Mr. Ephraim Egunjobi. He also gave a brand new Kia Rio car to the best headmaster, Mrs. Anike Apata.
He said that the best teachers would go to Dubai or London on all expense paid trip.
The governor also donated N100m to teachers in the state for the success recorded in the National Examination Council Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. The state emerged first in the examination. He promised to increase the incentive to N150m if the feat is repeated in 2018.
Fayose also announced Mrs. Toyin Arogundade, as new state Tutor-General.
As a show of gratitude, the teachers assured the governor of their support for his anointed successor, Deputy Governor, Olusola Kolapo.
The state chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gbenga Olugbesan, called on governments and employers of teachers to empower the teachers so as to ensure they improve on their performance and productivity.