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Newly inaugurated Chairman, Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Princess Oladunni Odu, has declared that her determination is to leave a place, especially the society, better than she met it.
Odu made the declaration while speaking at a thanksgiving service held on her appointment at the Methodist Church, Igbobini Diocese, Idepe Circuit, Idepe- Okitipupa, yesterday.
She added that she has high passion for touching lives of the people around her
“It is always my joy to touch people’s lives and I will continue to do just that without sentiment,” she vowed
“God chooses, He promotes, He is my creator, my provider and my all -in-all. I thank God, I thank Arakunrin Akeredolu for my appointment,” she stated.
She described the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as a man of great integrity, a man of high repute and called the people of Ondo State to give him full support .
“SUBEB belongs to the18 local governments of Ondo State, Okitipupa will have its fair share,” she promised
Earlier in the sermon he delivered at the service, Very Reverend Pozonin Basil said that the chairman is known for excellent performance wherever she is, in the church and society, urging her to keep it up
Those who extolled the virtues of Princess Odu included the Chairman, Okitipupa Local Government, Mrs. Morenike Alaka, the Jegun of Idepe- Okitipupa, Oba Michael Obatuga Adetoye, The Oniju of Iju Odo, Oba Festus Olumoyegun, a former Permanent Secretary at SUBEB, Mrs Mojisola Ajayi and the present Director, School Service on the board, Mr Clement Adesuyi as well as the S. A. to the governor on Education, Dr. Wumi Ilawole
Adesuyi in his comment said : ” Odu is a pleasant person, blessed with beauty, brilliance and intelligence. I am very pleased to work with her to take the primary education in the state to the next level”
According to Mrs Ajayi, a former Permanent Secretary of the board, Odu is an achiever, a goal-getter who had done it before and can always do it: She will perform well,” she asserted.