- Four newly established secondary schools in Ado-Ekiti have been named after four prominent Yoruba elders and citizens of the state
- Governor Fayemi said the schools are to cater for the growing population of students who go long distance on daily basis in the capital city
- Fayemi has also given approval for the establishment of two additional secondary schools for 2020
Ekiti governor, Kayode Fayemi on Sunday, March 24, named four newly established secondary schools in Ado-Ekiti after four prominent Yoruba elders and citizens of the state.
A statement issued on by the governor’s chief press secretary, Olayinka Oyebode, said the four schools would immortalise four illustrious sons of the state including Afenifere leader and Second Republic senator, Pa Ayo Fasanmi.
Others are Deji Fasuan, a former permanent secretary and chairman, committee for the creation of Ekiti state; Banji Akintoye, renowned Historian and Second Republic senator; and David Oke, a linguistic professor and a member of the Senate during the Second Republic.
The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the four newly established secondary schools are billed to take off by September.
The schools, according to the governor, are to cater for the growing population students who go long distance on daily basis in Ado-Ekiti.
Fayemi said: “The secondary schools are being established in critical areas of the capital city. The Banji Akintoye Comprehensive High School is sited on Emirin Junction, Federal Poly Road, Ado-Ekiti; while the Ayo Fasanmi Comprehensive High School is situated along EKSU/Iworoko Road in the capital city.
"Also, the Deji Fasuan Comprehensive High School is sited along Old Iyin Road, beside Police Children’s School; while the David Oke Comprehensive High School is along Ikere Road, Ado-Ekiti."
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The state governor has also given approval for the establishment of two additional secondary schools for 2020.
He has also commenced arrangement for the upgrading of the three technical colleges in the state in partnership with the World Bank.
Recall that Legit.ng reported that Governor Fayemi, said former governor Ayodele Fayose left a total debt profile of over N155.79 billion for the state.
The governor gave the breakdown of the debts as; loans, N57.694 billion; unpaid salary arrears, N16.777 billion; outstanding leave bonus to workers, N4.402 billiin; pension and gratuity arrears, 39.775 billion; outstanding corpers’ allowance, N28.883 million.
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