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Education Is The Most Potent Tool Between Poverty And Wealth – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has made it known that education is the best tool to close the gap between poverty and wealth.

He disclosed this on Thursday while commissioning four Lagos State school infrastructure projects adding that the government has completed over 1,097 projects covering 970 schools across the state within the last two years.

Sanwo-Olu said that “It gives me great pleasure to unveil some of our school infrastructural projects, which will improve the learning and teaching environment in our public schools.”

He added that “Education is still the most potent tool of empowerment and one of the most tested ways to close the gap between poverty and wealth; it provides individuals with the necessary knowledge and skillset to actualize their potential and maximize opportunities in life.”

The Governor stressed that, “In order to accelerate our children’s access to world-class pedagogical learning, we have ensured that our children have access to quality education irrespective of their location.”

According to reports, the projects which were commissioned include a block of 18 classrooms with administrative offices, library, laboratory block, toilets, and borehole each at Igbobi Junior College, Fazil Omar Senior High School, and Iwaya Onike Girls High School, Iwaya as well as a block of 18 classrooms at the Akintan Junior Grammar School.

He also noted that his administration’s intervention in the education sector has started to yield positive results.

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