After rigorous screenings, St. Michael’s African Church Primary School 1, Ota, Ogun State was adjudged at both State and National levels in the 2022 State and National Teachers’ and Schools’ Excellence Awards as the Best Public School in the country.
The competition was part of activities marking this year’s World Teacher Day which National Event held at the Eagle Square, Abuja on Wednesday. The school won an 18-seater JAC bus.
Also two teachers from the State also emerged as the best and runner up respectively in the private and public schools categories.
A statement issued by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun in Abeokuta described the achievement as a manifestation of the investment and commitment of the State Government in the Education sector.
The statement added that two teachers from the state, Mr. Owolabi Paul Adelana of Ijebu Muslim College (Jnr.), Ijebu-Ode won the second best teacher in the Public Schools category, his counterpart from City of Knowledge Academy, Odogbolu, Mr. Tajudeen Ajayi Ayantola won award of the best private school teacher in the country.
Governor Abiodun had while marking the Teachers’ Day in Abeokuta also rewarded teachers, school administrators and schools that have excelled in academics with houses and cash gifts.