SUBEB Chairman, Wahab Alawiye-King unveils the audio-visual of Eko Poems to showcase the achievements of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s administration in various sectors

The audio-visual of Poems written by some primary schools students in Lagos state to showcase the achievenents recorded by Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has been unveiled in Lagos.

While unveiling the audio-visual of Eko Poems: an Anthology of Nursery Rhymes” edited by Ola Awakan, the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon Wahab Alawiye-King said the administration of Governor Sanwo-Olu accords high value to the education of students in the state.

He expressed hope that the collections will encourage and inspire people to appreciate the works of Arts.

Hon Alawiye-King noted that the discovery of talents with the iniative executed in collaboration with Artswax Communications has demonstrated that age is not a barrier to creativity urging them to use their talents to make good impact in the world.

Miss Olanusi Oluwaseun who represented the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Adetola Salau said she was delighted with the project since it gave room for empowerment of the students.

According to her, the Eko Poems has given room for them to choose a career at early stage in order to influence the society with it.

Mrs Sherifat Adedoyin who is a permanent board member of SUBEB in charge of Co- Curricular activities described the initiative as examplary saying the State had discovered several talents among the children.

The brain behind the project, Mr Ola Awakan said it was a worthy partnership that has given great opportunity to 63 primary school students in the state. The initiative allowed the pupils to express themselves through poetry.

In his words, the poems also amplified the good work in all sectors implemented by the Babajide Sanwoolu-led government.

Five of the Eko poems have been converted to Audio-Visual for easy understanding by people.

Ola Awakan who said that the second edition will focus on the eradication of the scourge of drug abuse in the society, calling for collaboration towards expanding the project.

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