The Ogun State government has revealed its plan to introduce security lessons in the academic syllabus of secondary and primary schools in the state to enhance security consciousness among students and teachers.
The Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, made the disclosure at a meeting with the state Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abodunrin, in Abeokuta.
Arigbabu emphasized that the state would continue to partner with security agencies to combat vices that could pose threats to teachers and students as well as ensure that schools were crime-free and safe for all. He revealed that he has met with the commissioner of police, and a committee on security in schools has been constituted to this effect.
The commissioner advised parents to encourage their children to be upright and avoid being found on the wrong side of the law.