Ekiti State Deputy Governor Prof. Modupe Adelabu, on Monday identified education as the best legacy parents should strive to give to their children.
She described all other things as secondary. Adelabu said this in her remark at the third edition of the Reading Parents Initiative Programme, at Holy Trinity Primary School and St. Stephen’s Primary School, Ilawe-Ekiti.
This was contained in a statement by the Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor on Media, Mr. Bunmi Ogunmodede, on Monday.
Adelabu spoke after inspecting parents, including Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana; Bishop of Ekiti Catholic Diocese, Rev. Fr. Felix Ajakaye; and Alawe of Ilawe, Oba Adebanji Alabi, among others, taught the pupils for 35 minutes.
Adelabu said the administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi considered education as critical to development, hence its relentless efforts at reviving education in the state.
According to her, the Reading Parents Programme, is one of the avenues to resuscitate reading culture among the pupils.