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Ogun Speaker, Oluomo supports compulsion of Yoruba language in Schools

Ogun Speaker, Oluomo supports compulsion of Yoruba language in Schools*
Yoruba language instructors under the aegies of The Association of the Teachers of Yoruba language and culture, Nigeria, “Egbe Akomolede have canvassed for the compulsory teaching and learning of Yoruba language ,especially during formative years in public and private schools across Ogun State.
The group led by the State Chairperson, Mrs. Ayomipo Abosede, stated this during a courtesy visit on the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Olakunle Oluomo in Abeokuta.
Mrs Abosede noted that such policy  when implemented by the State government would safeguard the rich cultural heritage of the Yoruba nation which was already going into extinction.
She added that the inclusion of the subject in both public and private schools would serve as a catalyst for the promotion of the culture, custom and tradition.
In his reaction,Speaker, Ogun state house of assembly, Prince Olakunle Oluomo expressed his support for the re-adoption of mother tongue as a compulsory subject in public and private schools across the State.
He assured that plans were underway for the assembly under his leadership to translate some legislations into indigenous language for better understanding of the people at the grassroot level.

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