On Wednesday, the Osun Government approved the immediate recruitment of 5000 teachers and 250 education officers to address vacancies in the state teaching service. This decision was reached during the second Executive Council Meeting of 2024, chaired by Governor Ademola Adeleke.
According to the Council, the approval for the recruitment of teachers follows the conclusion of the need assessment which the Governor ordered last year.
It therefore directed that the Ministry of Education should fast-track the process of recruitment to strengthen the education system.
The Council also approved a contract for the rehabilitation of Ora Igbomina water works at a total sum of One billion, Three Hundred and Eight Six Million, Eight Hundred and Seventeen Thousand Naira, Thirty-Six Kobo.
On the Ora Igbomina water works, the Council directed that the mobilization of the contractor should be done immediately given the worsening exchange rate.
In the same vein, also at the sitting, approval was given to the appointment of Prince Najeem Abefe as Onisara of Inisa 1 in Ejigbo South Local Council Development Area.
Meanwhile, in line with the Chieftaincy Declaration in consonance with the Chiefs law, Cap 25, laws of Osun State 2022, appointments of Chieftaincy Declaration Oluwata of Iwata as well the Authority, to henceforth be a beaded crown Oba has been granted by the Osun State Executive Council to the Oluwata of Iwata in Ejigbo South Local Council Development Area.
While congratulating all the newly approved Obas, the Osun state Executive Council wished them the best in their present and future endeavors as custodians of customs and traditions in their respective domains.
Governor Adeleke had earlier charged members of the council to be innovative and think out of the box to deliver on their ministerial mandate.
“To achieve a lot, let us think out of the box. Let us be innovative. We should not be giving excuses. We have a job to do and we must deliver, no matter the condition,” the Governor charged the cabinet members.