Story By Akinola Emmanuel
The Osi Bashorun of Ibadanland -Chief Dr Azeez Popoola Adeduntan has rejoiced with all teachers in Oyo State ,as they join the rest of the world in celebrating Year 2020 Teachers’ Day.
Chief Dr Adeduntan used the opportunity of this year’s World Teachers’ Day to express his great appreciation to all teachers in Oyo State, -the usually unsung heroes in the society whose skill and commitment daily mould the minds of the country’s youths-our leaders of today and tomorrow.
“Teachers are the most important segment of the work-force,invaluable for the essential work they do towards building our country’s future.
Teaching is a noble profession, wielding a strong influence by inspiring and educating our children.The values they inculcate stay with them for a lifetime,”
The founder, Dr Azeez Popoola Adeduntan Foundation (DAPAF) regrets as “grave and unfortunate” that teachers are often treated unfairly despite their essential services to humanity.
He observed that in his days, he was not only taught, but the right values were inculcated in him.
He emphasised that teachers should be empowered and be given the freedom to carry out their duties.
The 2023 Guber hopeful in Oyo State assures teachers in Oyo State of improved welfare and adequate compensation for their commitment and service come May 29, 2023 -GOD WILLING ,IF elected as Governor of Oyo State.
“On Behalf of my teeming supporters across Oyo State, I celebrate all Teachers in Oyo State. I thank them for their support and their persistent encouragement for our aspiration in the last few years.
We want to assure them that come 2023,when their prayer would have been answered, by almighty GOD(the only one that knows the future with certainty and the ruler of the universe) , I ,Chief Dr Azeez Popoola Adeduntan will not let them down.