The Lagos State government has reaffirmed its commitment to provide all-inclusive quality and quantitative education for the people of the state irrespective of their s3xes and backgrounds.
The deputy governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, gave the assurance at the stakeholders’ engagement on Review of Lagos State Policy on Education held in Victoria Island recently.
The former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okubukola, presented the review of the draft of the new policy with representatives from various stakeholders in the education sector including private school owners, administrators, examination bodies, teachers, media, traditional rulers, workers’ unions, students and civil society groups in attendance.
The deputy governor, in her keynote address, said the primary goal of Lagos State coming up with a new education policy to replace the 1988 policy currently in operation was to produce what she called smart youth that would be creative, resourceful and competitive with their peers globally.
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