The governorship candidate of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Busuyi Ayowole has promised to employ Doctors of Philosophy (PhD) holders to Primary and Secondary schools in Osun State if elected come July 16, 2022.
Busuyi speaking shortly after he won the primary election of PRP held at NUJ Press Centre, Osogbo capital of Osun yesterday said he would prioritise technology to ensure self-sufficiency, food security, job creation, good health system among the citizens of Osun.
He stressed, “I will ensure upgrade of Osun educational system by sponsoring all teachers already in service and those to be recruited for special courses so they can acquire advanced skills in the use of ICT in pedagogy. Our administration will pioneer the employment of a good number of well-remunerated PhD holders to serve as special cadre teachers in our primary and secondary schools.
“We will attract expatriates to our higher institution system to speed up the development of academic activities to global best practices to enable all universities and higher institutions of learning will permanently rise to the top positions within 10 years. Appointment of academic staff will be solely based on merit, experience and ability to attract external grants and research funds to our academic institutions.”
He added that his administration will facilitate education loans and bursaries for students of Osun State.