- Some teachers have gone home with cars, courtesy of Governor Sanwo
- The governor did this in fulfillment of his promise to reward excellence and hard work
- According to him, teachers' quality will reflect on their pupils
Some teachers in Lagos state have smiled home after they become car owners courtesy of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
The governor presented cars, among other gifts to outstanding teachers and school administrators in the state.
The governor did this in fulfilment of his promise to reward excellence and hard work in the teaching profession.
According to him, the initiative is in line with the government’s commitment to using education as a weapon to change the world.
He added that this was also developed towards rewarding selflessness, dedication and diligence amongst teachers in the State.
Going further, the governor said that the success of students also depends on teachers.
“Our teachers must continue to uphold the ethics of the teaching profession and display an uncommon sense of responsibility and greater commitment to duty.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the continuous hardwork and passion of Salisu Adamu is about to be rewarded,
Salisu Adamu - a traffic warden despite being one-legged - according to a Linkedln user carried out his traffic controlling duties effectively.
Adeyemi Ajayi, a HR expert and advocate for people with disability, while showering praises on Salisu, on Linkedln, appreciated the Lagos state government for adding him to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) staff.
Legit.ng also reported that taxpayers in Lagos have until March 31, 2021, to pay their outstanding tax to the state government as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu plans to meet its monthly tax revenue target of N60.318 billion.
Seyi Alade, the director of legal services for the Lagos state internal revenue service, said taxable persons shouldn't wait until a notice is sent or demand is made, NAN reported.
He said self-employed and salary earners should meet the deadline as failure to file tax returns will attract punishment. Explaining what the law says about tax payment, Alade said: