By Babatunde Ogunrinde
Lagos – The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) on Friday distributed different learning materials to 143 vocational centres across 20 local government areas to enhance learning and skill acquisition.
The materials distributed were sewing machines, hammers, fridges, generators, printers and cardboard, white glue, tracing papers, felt pen, stapler and big plastic bowls among others.
Alawiye-King said that the current administration was determined to equip vocational centres of learning with the best materials.
He said that the distribution of the materials would equally aid pupils in building lifelong skills to assist them develop social competence.
“Every child’s potential is realised by accessing basic quality education. This presentation is done in line with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s agenda to strengthen and support the goal,” Alawiye-King said.
The LASUBEB boss said that the materials being distributed spanned across vocational training centres such as the computer, home economic, arts and crafts centres.
He urged the students to make good use of the materials and promised that government would continue to give required support.
He said that the administration would also make provision for necessary tools and resources to enable the centres become more functional and engaging for pupils.
“We urge you to ensure that trainings at the centres are designed to enable pupils gain valuable and practical experiences, as we go on to Leave No Child Behind,” Alawiye-King said.