EDUCATION: Reforms In Osun Yield Result As Pupil Leads Winners In WAEC Awards

Date Posted: November 29, 2013 at 7:52 am

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Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola’s much more criticized educational reforms have yet again been vindicated as a pupil from the State of Osun leads her contemporaries to win the coveted West African Examination Council, WAEC awards 2012 of best student.

The state of Osun’s Opon-imo, school feeding programme, reclassification of schools among others have in recent time gone through severe criticism from political enemies far and near. If this latest feat by a pupil from Osogbo is anything to go by, the doubters of Aregbesola should have a rethink.

Seventeen-year-old Folafoluwa Oginni of the State of Osun has emerged the overall best pupil in the May/June 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. She led two other girls to lift the prestigious West African Examinations Council National Distinction/Merit awards.

By the feat, the Osogbo, Osun State-born lad has become the current holder of WAEC’s national distinction/merit award. The Council instituted the award in 1984 to encourage academic excellence.

Oginni, who attended Our Lady and St. Francis Catholic College, Isale-aro, Osogbo, with examination number 4303013/087, also had Grade 1 in Economics, Government, Literature-in-English, Biology, Christian Religious Knowledge and Yoruba Language and with a cumulative score of 653.9318.

culled from OSUN DEFENDER

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