Lagos States over two decades has a culture of rewarding excellence among young people by making them a governor of the state for one day.
For this year, one Miss Eniola Ajala, the winner of the 2018/2019 Spelling Bee competition. In her visit to the government house and during her official duties, she harped on the need for education reforms in the state and Nigeria in general. In Governor Sanwo Olu's remarks, he said education has and will always be a priority for the state government. He applauded the confidence and intelligence of Miss Eniola Ajala and her cabinet.
The one day governor was accompanied by her team. Members of the cabinet of the One Day Governor, who is a student of Lafiaji Senior High School, Lagos Island were; Miss Grace Ikhariale of TinCan Island Senior High School, Tolu (Deputy Governor); Oluwatosin Akinbodewa of Iworo Ajido Senior Secondary School, Badagry (Speaker); Miss Eunice Adedotun of Agbede Senior School, Ikorodu (Commissioner for Education) and Master Ekene Ezeunala of Meiran Community High School (Chairman, House Committee on Education).
It is a laudable move by the government to honor excellence. More of initiatives like this should be encouraged in Nigeria.
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