Ekiti Government orders relocation of school,to safer area.

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has ordered the immediate relocation of a public primary school at Ikun Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of the state from its present location at the Ero river area to a safer site.
Prof. Femi Akinwumi, Chairman of the Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board SUBEB, made this known today, during an on-the-spot assessment of the premises of the school and the new site at Ikun-Ekiti.
According to him, the governor’s decision is a proactive one, premised on the urgent need to curtail the incessant threats of flooding from the Ero River during rainy seasons.
The affected school, United Primary school, Ikun Ekiti, established since 1944, was bedeviled by perennial flooding over the years.
Prof Akinwumi further explained that the governor’s decision to relocate the school was to guarantee the safety of both the teachers and pupils as well as arrest the continued destruction of public property by flood.
He reiterated the commitment of the current administration to the welfare and wellbeing of people of the state.
The SUBEB Chairman stressed that the administration placed a high premium on the safety and security of pupils and teachers in the state.

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