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BENIN-CITY - Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has inaugurated a team of six Professors of Education led by Professor Dennis Agbonlahor to conduct the Teachers’ Assessment in the state.
Benin city – Edo State Government has distributed Breast Cancer Screening kits worth one Hundred and two million naira to women and Non-Governmental Organisations during a breast screening programme held yesterday at Government House, Benin City.
The Competency test for teachers in public Primary and Secondary Schools in Edo State will hold in the next two weeks. Governor Adams Oshiomhole announced this yesterday after a meeting with the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Academic staff of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) at the Government House.
Stakeholders at a Town Hall meeting on Education in Edo State have thrown their weight behind plans by the State Government to conduct a test for teachers in the state to assess their levels of competence.
In her determined efforts to adequately boost the efficiency of the civil servants in Edo State, the office of the Head of Service has floated another seminar for senior and middle level officers in the state civil service.
In his message to the participants delivered by the Permanent Secretary, Directorate of Establishments, Training and Management Services, Mr. Alfred Omorogbe Olaye, the Head of Service, Mr. Igbaekemeh Jerry Obazele enjoined the participants to actively participate in the seminar throughout its duration.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appealed to the Federal Government to release funds to the state to fight ecological problems.
Oshiomhole made the appeal yesterday when the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster paid him a visit at the Government House over the ravaging flood in Oredo Federal Constituency.
Edo State government has accepted the recommendations of Civil Society Organisations in the state for a tripartite meeting with the teachers’ unions and the Civil Society Groups, with a view to finding a solution to the issue of the competency test planned for the teachers by the government.
Edo State Government has banned revenue collection on the highways in the state.
A One-Day sensitization programme was organized by the Office of the Accountant General for all accounting officers in the State. The venue for the function was Da Civic Centre along Airport Road, in Benin City. The programme had in attendance the Auditor-General, Directors of Finance of the various Ministries and Agencies and representatives of the Information Communication Technology Agency.