By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State today celebrated Teachers in his state in commemoration of World Teachers Day.
The highlight of the event was the donation of two brand new cars to best primary and secondary schools teachers in the state.
Mrs Adesina Foluke Bosede from LA Primary School, Ikere-Ekiti won the Best Primary School Teacher’s Award while Mr Jeje Thompson from Ara Comprehensive High School, Ara Ekiti, Ijero LG emerged as the Best Secondary School Teacher in the state.
For making Ekiti proud in 2016 National Examination Council (NECO)’s Senior School Certificate Examinations where the state came first, Governor Fayose donated a sum of N50m to his teachers with an instruction that the money be shared equally among them all.
Dignitaries at the event included the Wife of the Governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola, Ewi of Ado, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi III and former governor of Old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua etc.
Juju-Gospel Music Maestro, Yinka Ayefele was also on ground to make the event colourful with his highlife music.