Alimosho Local Government Area in conjunction with Theresa Adebanjo foundation have concluded its summer coaching class which it described as aimed at preparingÂ primary school pupil in theÂ Local Government for self employed in the future.
Gani Quadri Olatunji,Â Supervisory Councillor, Education for the Local Government saidÂ the summer programme was initiated three years ago byÂ residents in Alimosho Local Government.
He envisaged that the programme will go a long way to bridge disparity between Private and Public schools, saying that the public schools have been structured into so many programmes, but would want them to feel the impart of governance in their academic pursuit, he said.
Continuing, he said, â€œthe Local government is prepared to partner with individuals or people who know how to do it so that we can raise the standards in every aspect because we can not sponsor all,â€ he said.
In addition, he saidÂ that since the programme started, all the eight primary schools in theÂ Local government have been benefitting yearly, as the curriculumÂ is changed to avoid repetition of a particular programme and not make the programme boring to the participating students.
Olatunji enjoined other local governments to emulate the idea exhibited by the Alimosho Local government, so thatÂ children inÂ their (other local governments) can be self employed after school years, While he advising thatÂ parents should allow their children attend to programmes like this in other to make good citizens.
Mrs. Theresa Adebanjo, Founder of the Foundation was of the view that children should enjoy certain some vocational training, like;Â site seeing, at different occasion that can serve as a form of information and education to the children, thereby imparting certain knowledge which they were unable to get when they stationed in the classrooms.
However, it was a funfare at the Abati Primary School in Alimosho where the pupils exhibited different dance styles and showcased handiwork which they learnt in the course of the summer programme.