The Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Nureni Adeniran and his counterapet from Ekiti state have been respectively chosen as Chairman and Secretary of the South-West State Universal Basic Education Board.
This was unanimously resolved at the meeting of the forum, comprising of all chairmen of SUBEB in the six south-western states held in Ibadan on Thursday, 19th November 2020.
The Forum of South-west SUBEB Chairmen profusely thanked Universal Basic Education Commission for its commitment to basic education in the southwest region and pledged to come together to pursue a common goal of ensuring out of school children in the region return to schools.
Speaking after the meeting, the Chairman, Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board, Prof Femi Akinwunmi pledged that the body will proffer a way forward, by providing alternative to learning outcomes in the region.
However, the forum appealed to UBEC to ensure that all affiliated LGUBEAs and local Education suppliers are given their due recognitions and privileges regarding the supply of education materials in their respective states.
“We call on UBEC to domicile programmes, like that of jolly-phonix in each state, such that local contractors would be engaged in the provision of projects, such as supply of books”.
They also called for development of LGUBEAs in each state, while they promised to engage their federal representatives, for even distribution of infrastructural facilities.
The forum comprises of
Dr. Nureni Adeniran (OyoSUBEB), Hon. Wahab Alawiye-King (Lagos SUBEB),
Princess Oladunni (Ondo SUBEB), Mr. Ajibola Famurewa (Osun State SUBEB),
Dr. Femi Majekodunmi (Ogun SUBEB),
Prof. Femi Akinwunmi (Ekiti SUBEB)