Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has congratulated Mr Henry Olaoluwa Asubiojo, a teacher at Amoye Grammar School, Ikere-Ekiti, who emerged the Best Teacher in the country on Monday.
Mr Asubiojo, who was Ekiti State Best Teacher (Secondary School category) in 2019, was announced National Best Teacher in Abuja on Monday as part of activities marking the 2020 World Teachers’ Day.
Governor Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, described Asubiojo’s feat as “ highly commendable and heart warming”.
The Governor said he was not surprised at the feat because Asubiojo, had demonstrated the stuff he was made of having emerged the Best Teacher (secondary school category) in Ekiti State, in 2019.
“Excellence, hard work, honesty, honour, integrity are part of the Ekiti values that this administration is restoring in the collective efforts to reposition the state.
“The emergence of Mr Asubiojo as the Best teacher at the national level further reinforces our belief that excellence would always be recognised and celebrated.” Dr Fayemi said.
The Governor said his administration would continue to provide enabling environment and platforms for Ekiti sons and daughters to excel in their chosen areas of human endeavours.
Noting that the administration has made huge investments in education, Governor Fayemi said he is happy that the results are showing in the quality of students and teachers in the state’s public schools.
“On behalf of the government and good people of Ekiti State, I congratulate Mr Asubiojo, our worthy ambassador, for this remarkable feat. We look forward to more good news of remarkable achievements from our citizens, even as our government continues to provide conducive environment for citizens to exhibit their God- given talents.” The Governor said.