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Sanwo-Olu Commends Lagos Students’ Academic Prowess

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the executive governor of Lagos State has expressed satisfaction with the state’s students’ excellent academic performance in recent times.

Sanwo-Olu said the excellent academic performance of Lagos State students is evident in the last West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result with over 85 percent excellent performance compared to past years.

According to Folasade Adefisayo, the commissioner for education, Lagos State, who represented the governor at the national finals and award ceremony of the 61st independence anniversary of the President’s Inter-Basic Schools Debate competition, said the competition would foster national peace and unity;

In his keynote address at the occasion, the governor disclosed that his administration had delivered 1,449 school infrastructure projects with the recently commissioned Elemoro Junior Secondary School.

Sanwo-Olu counselled the students not to rest on their laurels in achieving success in academics and extra-curricular activities, adding that the greatest premium of any state is the development of its students academically.

The governor also applauded the federal government for initiating the debate competition to foster social stability and self-reliance among students in Nigeria.

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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