Osun state Governor, Aregbesola to unviel new high school in Wole Soyinka’s name


The new school, named after Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, is a magnificent three-in-one school, which has the capacity for 3,000 pupils.

The Monday commissioning of the school, marks the first of such high school facilities in the state having commissioned schools in the other lower categories of the mega-schools being built by the Rauf Aregbesola administration.

The government had earlier commissioned the Salvation Government Middle School, Alekuwodo, Osogbo, Baptist Elementary Government School, Ilare, Ile-Ife as well as the Ansar-rul-Deen Government Elementary School, Isale Osun, Osogbo. Already, more than 50 schools in the elementary and middle school classification have been completed and put to use across the state.

A statement by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy in the Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, said the unveiling of the new school is in furtherance of the determined implementation of the report of the 2011 education summit organised by the state government which identified the multiform problems and rots standing in the way of functional education in Nigeria.