Sunday, October 20, 2013

Ondo State offers free buses for school students

free buses to school
Ondo State Government officials on Sunday unveiled eight free buses to help convey students and pupils to and from school free of charge.

The gesture was part of the Dr Olusegun Mimiko’s administration’s Free School Shuttle policy where buses are provided for students in the state to convey them to school free of charge.

The people of the Nigerian state upon hearing of the development trooped out to usher in the new buses which were delivered to them on behalf of the Governor by his Chief of Staff , Dr Kola Ademujimi.

Traditional rulers, parents and students alike upon sighting the buses showered praises on Governor Mimiko for a promise kept.

The state’s Commissioner for Transport, Otunba Nicholas Tofowomo said the buses were part of Governor Mimiko’s electoral promises to the people of the town.

He added that the gesture will take off from parents the financial burden of transporting their wards to and from school.

Informing that the government will still do more to improve education of the students in the town, Dr Ademujimi said as part of the gestures, the Governor will commission a mega school in the town on Tuesday.


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