As Pupils and Students of public schools in the state is set resume on Monday, September 16, the Commissioner for Education, Professor Dahud Shangodoyin has confirmed the Ministry will begins the distribution of textbooks, exercise books, and other educational materials to all public schools starting from Wednesday, 11th September, said the distribution would commence at the Bishop Philips Academy, Iwo Road, Ibadan and in Igboho for Oke-Ogun zone.
Professor Songodyin explained at a press briefing held after the State Executive Council meeting yesterday that, his
Ministry would hold the symbolic distribution of textbooks and exercise books on 13 subjects as well as a compendium of past questions and answers to students.
Explained further that, compendium of past questions and answers is for students of private and public schools.
The new commissioner hinted that, Makinde administration had arranged the school running costs and will be provided upon resumption.
He said: “We are taking stock of the teachers that we have. We have the mainstream teachers, the seconded teachers, the NPower, NYSC and PTA teachers, so we are in stock-taking to know how many teachers. We also want to know the distribution of the subjects.
“We also want to start off the extra-mural classes for SS3 students between Tuesday and Thursdays and weekends for them to be able to man the content of the syllabus. These are the plans we have for when school resumes on the 16th of September.”