By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
The Chairman, Osun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Hon. Ajibola Famurewa has assured the residents of the state of merit and level playing in the ongoing teachers’ recruitment in the state.
The former lawmaker who spoke during a personality interview organized by the Osun Civic Engagement team led by the Special Adviser on Civic Engagement Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, said Governor Gboyega Oyetola-led administration would not condone any form of partiality in the exercise.
Famurewa who also doubles as the Director-General of IleriOluwa Movement in the state said Governor Oyetola is not disposed to favouritism and nepotism but assert merit system in the general affairs of the state.
“There’s no gainsaying the fact that, education remains a bedrock upon which all other societal structures are built, as this primacy of education has necessitated the need to structure it based on quality background and value system.
“More importantly, the outbreak of Covid-19 resurgence has further informed every responsible government to bring on board, capable hands who are well rooted in not only teaching skills but also digital dynamics, in the state education system for better academic output.
“This is why Oyetola-led administration will not leave any stone unturned in ensuring that the state teachers’ recruitment exercise places premium on professionalism, expertise and refined competence”, he added.
While also appraising the general activities of government in the state, the seasoned politician emphasized that Oyetola’s performance at the helm of affairs is marvelous, amazing and wonderful even within the comity of governors.
Famurewa further maintained that Oyetola is a discipline and virtuous man who manages resources effectively, using financial and economic parameters to administer the state to the height of efficacy.
“We are greatly inspired with his outstanding performance through his financial and managerial prowess without adding to the debt burden of the state as confirmed by the National Debt Management Office. His vast experience not only in the private sector but also in all facets of human life, has enabled him to drive his policies in conformity with people’s demand as well as administrative thoroughness and scrutiny”, he noted.
Famurewa also commended Oyetola on his giant strides in every sector which had directly impacted the lives of every citizen in the state.