LASG Set to Reward 13 Teachers with Cars & Other Prizes

Lagos State Government (LASG) is Set to Award 13 Teachers with 13 Brand New Cars and Other Fabulous Prize at the Lagos State Teachers Merit Award for 2020 Edition.

The Lagos State Government is set for the Annual Education Merit Awards, an initiative of the government aimed at rewarding, motivating and appreciating the efforts of outstanding School Teachers across the State.

Briefing pressmen ahead of the grand finale set to hold on the 30th of March, 2021, Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo revealed that Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu will be rewarding school teachers and administrators with 13 cars and other gifts.

LASG Set to Reward 13 Teachers with Cars & Other Prizes

Mrs. Adefisayo while speaking today at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre stated that the recipients have been selected from Primary, Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools as well as Technical Colleges in the State, adding that the selection of Finalists have been made through stringent evaluation criteria.

In her words, “The contributions of teachers and school administrators to the development of a nation cannot be overemphasized as the teaching profession is such a unique one because it involves dedication and strong efforts in managing development of children from diverse backgrounds to meet acceptable standards”.

The Commissioner revealed that Governor. Bababjide Sanwo-Olu had earlier presented a three-bedroom apartment to the Best teacher and Best principal for 2019, thereby encouraging the best hands to embrace the teaching profession as Teachers are nurturers of a nation’s treasure.

Mrs. Adefisayo enthused that towards accurate screening and selection of nominees, the State Government inaugurated a Nomination Committee of private education administrators with a blend of public sector technocrats. She stressed that the committee led by the Chairperson Association of Private Educators in Nigeria, Mrs. Lai Koiki was responsible for selection and screening of all categories of winners for this year’s programme.

The commissioner concluded her remarks by soliciting the support of the press in amplifying and projecting the program, in a bid to encourage teachers and administrators that their efforts and achievements are not only celebrated but news worthy.

The Chairperson for the Nomination Committee, Mrs. Lai Koiki disclosed that the nomination processes were transparent with online documentation and physical interview for the finalist, adding that over 3,000 teachers participated for this year’s edition.

She expressed the exceptional and brilliant performances of the teachers during the screening process. Mrs. Koiki commended the teachers in Lagos State Public Schools and implored many others to participate in the screening process in the coming year, concluding that this Merit Award Programme by the State Governemnt will continue to raise the prestige of the teaching profession.

LASG Set to Reward 13 Teachers with Cars & Other Prizes