Education Is Critical To Development – Gen. Buratai

Without education, society Will be static, consigned to the backwaters of development.
Former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General, who is Nigeria Ambassador to the Republic of Benin Tukur Buratai stated this during the inauguration of the roads and gates of Command Science Secondary School, Saki, Oyo State.

General Buratai explained that education brings life and hope, urging teachers, students as well as management of the school to make judicious use of the infrastructure that sustains it.

The former chief of Army Staff called for support of residents of Saki residents through massive enrollment of their children in the school.

He assured them that security agencies would continue to secure the lives of the students, teachers as well as the whole town to protect the territorial integrity of Nigeria Security.
General Buratai appreciated the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, for approving the inauguration of the road named after him.

In his address of welcome, General Officer Commanding, 2 Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major General Gold Chibuisi appreciated the Oyo State Government for donating the school building to make it possible for the Army to operate the Command Science school conveniently.

Major General Chibuisi charged teachers and students to maintain discipline for a perfect and maximum overall performance.

The occasion was graced by Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, Okere of Saki land, Oba Halid Oyedepo, Oba Hameed Oyelude Olowu of Owukuta and other dignitaries from the Nigerian Army.
Other activities at the event included cultural dances by students at the school, inspection of the school facilities and presentation of souvenirs.

RADNIG/IBRAHIM BAMIDELE

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