Every school in Lagos state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba language- Gov. Ambode


Every school in Lagos state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba language- Gov. Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday coordinated that students out in the open and tuition based schools in the state ought to sing the National Anthem in Yoruba Language every day, to safeguard and advance the Yoruba culture.

The Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, transferred the mandate at a gathering with Principals and Head Teachers of state funded schools in Lagos. Akinwunmi Ambode She said that Yoruba Language would likewise be made an obligatory subject for understudies. Gov. Ambode had marked the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Bill into Law on Feb. 8. Adebule said that Wednesdays had been proclaimed 'Yoruba Speaking Day' in schools, with all instructing and taking in exercises from get together period to shutting being done in Yoruba.

"Gov. Ambode needs me to pass this message to you, that consequently, Yoruba dialect be made obligatory in both private and state funded schools. "The National Anthem must be sung in Yoruba once a day as well.

"The Egbe Akomolede has done the interpretation and we will send the duplicates of the Yoruba variant to your schools by Monday so you can start to instruct the understudies. "I have additionally met with the proprietors of tuition based schools and we have handed-off this mandate to them.

"We are likewise considering interpreting the course readings of different subjects into Yoruba Language since I trust that when understudies are educated in their mom dialect, learning will be simple and their level of execution will make strides.

"The state government is enthusiastic about this Law, so we don't lose our dialect, culture and legacy," she said. Adebule said the Ministry of Education was completing an appraisal to find out the quantity of Yoruba educators that would be required to successfully instruct the dialect in government funded schools.

She spoke to the school administrators to coordinate with the legislature to drive and guarantee the viable usage of the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Law. Mr Lanre Ogunyemi, Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Education, said at the occasion that the improvement would be useful to the more youthful age and ages unborn.

"In Finland, you should pass the Finnish Language before you are offered induction into high foundations. Same is done in Germany, China and other created nations. "We have to embrace such to drive advancement and encourage national solidarity.

I beseech all of you to enter into this law and influence it to work, " Ogunyemi said. Responding, Mr Mamodu Braimoh, Assistant Secretary, Nigeria Union of Teachers, Lagos Chapter, complimented the state government for the advancement. Braimoh spoke to the legislature to guarantee satisfactory preparing for Yoruba instructors and also give impetuses to propel them.




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Every school in Lagos state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba language- Gov. Ambode
Every school in Lagos state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba language- Gov. Ambode
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