Lagos Council boss hands out free WAEC GCE forms to students

The District Executive Chairman, Hon. dr. Ahmed Olanrewaju Apatira has distributed free GCE forms from the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to needy students as part of his commitment to raise the literacy bar in the Itire-ikate Local Council Development Area of ​​Lagos State.

The WAEC GCE forms distribution, according to the coxswain of the council, is aimed at providing quality education with ease and taking advantage of opportunities for underprivileged students to sit the exams and prepare them for tertiary education.

During the award ceremony at the municipal secretariat, Apatira advised the beneficiaries to invest quality time in studying and avoid distractions of any kind.

While promising lavish educational support to citizens, he revealed that his administration is equally working on other educational packages to improve the quality of education for the students and seize them unique opportunities.

The council boss advised beneficiaries to focus on their studies and strive for the best in their education, adding: “Education is the key and the only way you can give that to the people is through to give everyone a chance who wants to study and to make sure they are well educated and that is what we do.”

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In her comment, Ms Adetimehin Olufunke, Head of Education and Library Services Department, said: “Indeed, education is the best legacy. And this explains Hon (Dr) Ahmed Apatira’s administration’s commitment and investment in education to ensure that our youth are academically and morally healthy. Our chairman is always ready to support the teeming youngsters when it comes to education.”

Also in attendance were the Vice-Chairman of the Board, Hon Yetunde Jimba, Deputy Leader and Chairman, House Committee on Education, Hon. Adeshola Santos-Martins, Secretary of Local Government, Hon Kehinde Baruwa and Supervisor for Education, Hon. Yomi Laurens.

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