The State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi stated this today in Ilorin at the commissioning of vocational materials donated by Rotary Club to the State Agency for Mass Education to mark this year’s International World Literacy Day.
Mr Alabi noted that quality education would positively change the mindset of the people and ensure the development of the Nation.
The Deputy Governor assured the Agency of government support to adequately train the people and reduce illiteracy level in the State.
He stressed the need for the people to develop the spirit of helping others.
Mr Alabi called on the beneficiaries to make good use of the materials to equip themselves for the future.
The Executive Director of the State Agency for Mass Education, Hajia Fatima Oba-Banu who highlighted the functions and activities of the Agency appreciated all the stakeholders for their support.
Hajia Fatima called on the State government to assist the Agency especially with the provision of operational vehicle, provision of conducive office and payment of facilitators and instructors.
The President of Rotary Club, Ilorin, Mr Ayo Olagunju said the Club would continue to partner the government and relevant agencies in the bid to make life better for the people.
Earlier in their remarks, the sponsors SEAP and Lubcon pledged to partner the government in its drive to ensure growth and development of the State.
Items donated included sewing and knitting machine, white board and shoe making equipment.