The speaker of EDHA, Rt Hon Marcus Onobun while appearing as a special guest in the just concluded Seplat Teachers Empowerment Program (STEP) said “ Teachers should be the most appreciated persons in the society “ as they are the first sets of mentors our children need.
The maiden edition of the SEPLAT Teachers Empowerment Program (STEP) made its debut in Benin City on the 24th November 2020 and lasted five days for the first phase. The five days residential workshop introductory phase kicks off a six months program specially designed for teachers providing them training on teaching applications for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) as well as leadership and self improvement training.
The speaker while addressing the teachers congratulated them for the empowerment they have just received while commending the organizers SEPLAT and NPDC for their investment in education as part of their social Coprate responsibilities.
According to the speaker, “our dear country cannot remain like this, we must dare to do things differently and it has to start from the educational system “.
He however encouraged the teachers to go back to their various class rooms and double up efforts knowing fully well that we must take a step forward to change the narrative in our dear country to build young Nigerians that have values and are technologically driven in order to have a better country.