The “Tunde Goes to Teach” initiative of the Chief Whip of the State of Osun House of Assembly, Mr Tunde Olatunji will be unveiled on Monday, 23rd of September, 2019.
In a Statement by the Media and Public Affairs manager to the Legislator, Mr ‘Nitan Akinola, the programme is a voluntary knowledge impacting class room engagement between Mr Olatunji and students in Government Middle Schools in Ife North State Constituency and other parts of Osun state.
According to the Statement, the Legislator will teach Mathematics and Civic Education in the Middle schools, with the desire to compliment teachers’ efforts and use his status to further stimulate the students in the two all important subjects.
The initiative which will be unveiled at Anglican Middle School, Edunabon, Ife North Local Government, will hold on a weekly basis across in the Constituency.
According to the Legislator, ” my desire in Mathematics is predicated on my drive to stimulate the interest of young ones in this all important subject often tagged as difficult, while the Civic Education to me will impact the sense of National duty, obligation, patriotism, respect for human rights and ethics, which are unarguably sine qua non to national renaissance and development of any state.
The Statement adds that, the “Tunde Goes to Teach” initiative is one of the numerous programmes under the umbrella of the “Tunde Olatunji Education Intervention” agenda, which had in the last four years implemented many programmes including, ” Tunde Olatunji Mentorship series for Secondary schools, Tunde Olatunji adopt a Child’s education project, Tunde Olatunji Teachers’ award programme and the Tunde Olatunji Ayo Olopon game for secondary school among others “.
Its worth of mentioning that the discovery and winner of the Legislator’s Ayo Olopon competition, Master Akinpelu Rafiu recently represented the state at the junior national youth games where he won bronze medal.