The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Monday paid the Ministry of Information and Strategy a courtesy visit.
This is part of efforts towards creating media publicity for its second annual lecture.
The Chairman, Nigerian Union of Teachers, Lagos State Chapter, Comrade Akintoye Hassan disclosed that the annual lecture which is the second edition is billed to come up on 5th August 2023 with the theme, “Delivering Quality Education Through Infrastructure Development”
Akintoye said, “The event is so themed so as to close the infrastructure gap in public education which is a tangible deliverable. As a program that will have political heavyweights and elite members of the society, we have come to liaise with the Ministry of Information and Strategy to get ideas and suggestions”.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Olumide Sogunle remarked that the Ministry’s mandate is to positively project the image of the State Government in Nigeria and beyond, adding that the Ministry would continue to showcase every activity of the Government including those of the Nigerian Union of Teachers.
The Permanent Secretary, who was represented by the Director, Strategy Centre, Mr. Kayode Oyekanmi said, “We have heard all you have said. We will continue to work with you as in times past as partners in progress. We would help with media publicity as much as it is feasible and provide expert opinion and advice”.
Sogunle added that NUT as a trade union of teachers is not only pivotal to the success of the present administration but key to the progress of the education sector of the entire State.