Mr. Tunde Olatunji, a member of the Osun House of Assembly, called for adequate motivation among teachers, saying that this would improve education standards in the country.
Olatunji (APC-Ife North) made the remarks during his unveiling of his education prizes and mentoring series for teachers and students on Tuesday in Ipetumodu, Ife's North Local Government area of the state.
The legislature said that with regular payment of salaries, provision of appropriate teaching and equipment as well as good welfare, teachers would always be ready to give their best.
"Teachers will evaluate students more objectively and pay more attention to details in the classroom as they study more closely," Olatunji said.
Olatunji also said that his prizes and mentoring programs were designed to recognize hard-working and outstanding teachers alongside students.
Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the chief of staff of Governor Rauf Aregbesola, praised the legislator for his passion for educational progress in his constituency and throughout the state.
Oyetola said the state government would continue to recognize diligent teachers and brilliant students in public schools across the state.
Oba Adedotun Abolarin, the Orangun of Oke-Ila, urged students to make a name for themselves in their academic activities.
Oba Abolarin, who denounced the high rate of corruption and poverty in the country, said adolescents, whom he called future leaders. must be ready to correct the situation.
The State Education Commissioner, Kolawole Omotunde-Young, praised the legislature for the initiative, saying that the government would always give the best to the teachers.
The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that three of the best primary and middle school teachers and students received awards.
Miss Adeola Akanbi, a secondary school student who emerged as the best student, also received a full scholarship. Lawmakers also took advantage of this opportunity from students and lawmakers to pray and commemorate the birthday of the captive Boko Haram living Dapchi student Leah Sharibu, who was 15 on Monday.  19659002] Olatunji, whose birthday coincided with that of the hostage, urged the federal government to step up its efforts to rescue the girl.
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