Sanwo-Olu inaugurates secondary school in Lekki


Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on has inaugurated Elemoro Community Junior Secondary School in the Ibeju Lekki.

In a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, Sanwo-Olu said, “This newly constructed educational facility is a project that is dear to my heart and has made me extremely pleased, because it is a fulfilment of my promise to provide the Okeodo-Elemoro-Iwerekun community with a secondary school. What is more pleasing to me today is that, with the commissioning of this school, many children in this localty will now have access to quality secondary education.

“The infrastructure installed in the premises offers the platform through which the pupils can fulfill their dreams and ambitions for the future without having to travel kilometres to another community for secondary education. Our administration’s approach to constructing new schools, rehabilitating and revamping existing ones is all-encompassing, it makes a statement that we are taking the issue of security in our public schools very seriously.”

Aside the 18-classroom block, the school also has 12 standard classrooms, six special rooms for Home Economics, Technology, a studio for arts and music, science laboratory, library and ICT room. It also has teachers’ offices, sickbay, standard canteen block and over 30 toilet facilities.

A six-lane sandwich athletics running track and a spacious seating arena were also built.

He said, “To the children of Elemoro Community who will be resuming in this school next academic term, I want to congratulate you for the great opportunity this modern facility will provide to enable you achieve your dreams. The only way you can show your appreciation for this effort is to take your studies seriously and aim for excellent performance in your academics.”


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