It is no news that the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde in Oyo State have been making progress within the short period of his stay in office.
Governor Seyi Makinde, who was represented by his Deputy, Engr. Raufu Olaniyan, responded by emphasizing the conclusion of the state government in ensuring qualitative education in the state and promised to support the scheme.
“We know the number of out of school students all over the state, we know what will happen when we clean up, it’s going to have a spiral effect on other surrounding states.”
“BESDA is a very laudable programme which means a lot to the people and government of Oyo State. Before this government came into power, Oyo State already has maximum budgetary provision of 4 – 5 per cent for education.” he further said.
The deputy governor, however, assured that the current administration would reserve nothing less than 10 percent of budgetary allocation for education in the State.
The chairman Oyo state universal basic education board (SUBEB), Dr Nureeni Adeniran was not left out as he assured that the state would comply with the standard blueprint in executing the programme and that by next session there would be a reduction in out of school children in Oyo state.