OYOMESI is an acronym derived from Oyo State Model Education System Intervention geared towards the development of quality education for students in Oyo State. It is also geared towards putting the state in her place as the pace setter in regards to education.
The initiative was led by the special Assistant to the Governor on Education Dr (Mrs.) Bisi Akin-Alabi and her team members Alhaja Bolatito Adebisi, Senior Special Assistant and Mr.Yemi Adekola, Senior Assistant. In her interview with National Insight News, she described the reason for this initiative and how it will develop the students immensely as well as their teachers. She also indulged the total involvement of parents in their children’s education to ensure this scheme attains its goals and objectives.
The first of its kind in Oyo state in commemoration of the 6th year anniversary of the Oyo State Governor in office was officially launched with a 3 day programme of events which started yesterday 22ndMay,2017 with a heritage/cultural symposium at the Ibadan Civic Centre,Idi- Ape.
It continued today 23rd May, 2017 with a Social enterprise/Digital Literacy Day which involved career talk, showcase of children’s skills, series of social enterprise workshop and digital literacy at the same venue.
Today, 24th May,2017 which is the final day of the programme will involve the congregation of students from across the state with an exclusive time out with his Excellency,Senator Abiola Ajimobi at the International Conference Centre, University Of Ibadan, Oyo State. The symbolic presentation of E- Learning/Exams revision tools and launch of OYOMESI Education portal will be witnessed tomorrow.
OYOMESI will indeed be the new era of a revolution in education for students in Oyo State.