By Olufemilade Oyinade
Ogun State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) has considered the need for fair redeployment of Principals, Vice Principals and teachers across the 20 Local Government Areas of the State, towards ensuring adequate placement of teaching staff in schools, particularly in rural areas.
The Board Chairman of TESCOM, Evang. Ifede Olalekan who disclosed this during a familiarisation meeting with Zonal Secretaries in the State, at the Commission’s Conference Room, Oke- Mosan, Abeokuta, noted that the decision would also improve quality impartation of knowledge on students.
Ifede said, ‘’gone are the days when some schools would be over burdened with excess personnel, while other schools are under staffed, particularly in core subjects’’.
He charged the Zonal Secretaries to be proactive and ensure prompt submission of monthly and annual report, to enable the Commission know the challenges that could hinder smooth running of schools across the State.
“It is only when we know the challenges in your various schools, that we can proffer solution. Ensure that your monthly and annual reports are up to date and submit same on time, so that the Commission can be properly informed and take necessary steps in addressing challenges that can hinder smooth running of schools across the State”, Ifede said.
Speaking, the Permanent Secretary in the Commission, Mr. Johnson Odeyemi advised them to explore ideas, possibilities and opportunities that could take teaching and learning to enviable height.