Bamgbola Bags NUT Award

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In line with its World Teachers Day celebration, the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Surulere  branch, has given a Merit Award of Excellence to the chairman of Itire/Ikate Local  Council Development Area of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.

Speaking at the ceremony, the president of the NUT, Surulere branch, Comrade G.A  Bisiriyu, commended the chairman for his immense contribution to education in Surulere  and Lagos State in general. He said to show their appreciation, they have honoured him  with the award and he urged other council chairmen in the state to emulate Bamgbola’s  gesture by ensuring that pupils and teachers in their respective areas are properly taken  care of.

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Receiving the award, Bamgbola thanked the union and said that he is very proud to be a  recipient of such  teachers’ pride. He said his administration would continue to support  the teachers because he believes their reward is here on earth and not in heaven as they  say, and they would also continue to support the educational system through its school  support initiative by ensuing that  all children have access to free and qualitative  education.