Education is the veritable tool for social engineering of a society through which growth that birth development is enhanced.
Education without gainsaying remains the critical cum vital aspect of governance that mustn’t be toyed with if the society is to experience a sustainable development due to enormous roles the sector play in Society.
Many scholars have opined that the standard of education in a society determine the level of development of such a society because of the fact that education mirror or reflects every aspect of the country as its bedrock.
Towards making education work in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government under the progressive -inclined administration of Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh, innovation with clear policy direction designed are being implemented in ensuring that education remains a top priority of the government in delivering good governance at the grassroots.
Despite the challenge of fund paucity confronting the local government, the educational sector of Oshodi cannot be said to be in a state of doldrums with the constant translation of vision into reality which has kept the sector going with laudable records achieved so far.
Amongst the positive leadership impact of Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh on education is the Free School Ride policy which enhances the movement of students across the nooks and crannies of Oshodi to their schools without any charges. This policy has gone a long way reducing the cost borne by the parents or guardians in transporting their children to school and also reduces the stress the students faced before getting to school.
Also, the policy of training and retraining of teachers through workshop and seminars put in place had been able to get the tutors equipped with the 21st-century techniques of teaching for an excellent delivering in the classroom.
The Annual Spelling Bee competition Organized by the local government for both primary and secondary school students has helped in increasing the spirit of excellence drive and healthy rivalry through which many intellectual potentials have been discovered within the local government area.
Over a thousand students are already beneficiaries of the Free GCE and UTME form scheme of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government under the leadership of Hon.Ariyoh.
Not limited to these, the council chairman in his service to humanity making use of education as a weapon to end social vices has provided a mechanism through which many indigent students in tertiary institutions have been a recipient of bursary award to assist them cater for financial difficulties in the pursuit of their dream which brought about of a resurgence of hope and succor to many of them.
Investing in educational infrastructure is another impact made towards transforming education in Oshodi using Afariogun primary school as a case study. The school conducive and serene learning environment could be traced to the enigmatic and purposeful leadership impact of the council Chairman with the renovation of six blocks of classrooms, reconstruction of the administrative and staff room block equipped with state of the art facilities not limited to this, new set of toilets was constructed to make the environment more conducive for effective teaching and learning while borehole was also put in place to guarantee stable water supply. while effort is in top gear to replicate such giant stride in school across the wards.
Renovation and rehabilitation of the existing structures in Ajibulu primary school towards making the learning environment conducive for the students are to begin as all is set for the reconstruction of the dilapidated buildings in conjunction with Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)
Hon. Idri Bolaji Muse Ariyoh assured parents and guidance of his administration determination to rehabilitate some primary schools across the wards in Oshodi – Isolo Local Government.
Education remains the pillar for the realization of society that works as demonstrated by Hon.Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh with knee interest in the sector
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education .
An Educated workforce is the foundation and future of every community”
Revolutionizing Oshodi-Isolo Local Government through the instrument of education as a way of realizing a better community.