Governor Akeredolu, who said the students deserved the encouragement of the state government, promised that his administration would always support excellent performance by students in the state.
Speaking during the formal presentation of the trophies won by the students who excelled in various categories of the competition by the Ministry of Education in Akure, Governor Akeredolu said functional and qualitative education would be the hallmark of his administration.
He lauded the excellent performance of the students who he said had brilliantly done the state proud in the highly knowledgeable realm of science and engineering.
Akeredolu, who enjoined the JETS champions not to rest on their oars promised to continue to monitor them as they advance in their education.
One of the students, Mercy Akintade of Methodist High School, Okitipupa, who spoke on behalf of her colleagues, appreciated the governor for the honour done to them with a promise that they would remain focused in their quest to acquiring sound education.