Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has reiterated the need for students to be members of the Uniformed Voluntary Clubs in Schools in order for them to imbibe morals and good values associated with these Uniformed Clubs.
Oladunjoye disclosed this in Alausa, Ikeja when executive members of the Nigerian Girl Guide Association, Lagos State Branch paid her a courtesy visit and inducted her as the Matron of the club.
She noted that membership of the Uniformed Clubs provide an opportunity for students to learn good virtues and get inspired by the tenets and principles guiding the overall activities of these clubs.
The Commissioner advised the association to ensure that the history of their movement is well documented and made available to students in a book form with a view to acquainting the students with facts and useful information about the Club.
She reiterated the State Government’s commitment in ensuring the sustenance of Uniformed Voluntary Clubs in public schools adding that the Clubs will not only engaged the students but will also develop them physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
She commended the Girl Guide for making her a Matron of the Association and promised to discharge her duties and responsibilities as a Matron conscientiously and to the best of her abilities.
Earlier on, the State Commissioner of the Girls Guild, Mrs. Blessing Akee expressed her gratitude and appreciation to the State Government for the re-launch of the Clubs in Lagos State Schools.