Hon. Philip Shaibu, the Deputy Governor of Edo state and a leading aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has expressed his vision to make Edo state a hub of learning for other states in Nigeria and beyond if elected as Governor. With his dedication, passion, and forward-thinking approach, Shaibu aims to transform the education system in Edo state, making it a model for other states to follow.
Education is a fundamental right of every child, and Hon. Philip Shaibu recognizes the importance of providing quality education to the people of Edo state. He understands that a well-educated population is the foundation for economic growth, social development, and a prosperous future. Therefore, his focus is on creating an enabling environment that fosters educational excellence.
To achieve this, Shaibu plans to improve infrastructure in schools, ensure trained and qualified teachers, and provide modern educational resources. He aims to establish a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses academic, vocational, and technical skills, preparing students for the demands of the 21st-century workforce.
Furthermore, Hon. Philip Shaibu recognizes the significance of partnerships with higher institutions of learning. He plans to collaborate with universities and other educational institutions to enhance research and development activities in the state. By nurturing innovation and creativity, Shaibu envisions Edo state as a hub for cutting-edge research, attracting students and scholars from across Nigeria and beyond.
If elected as Governor, Hon. Philip Shaibu will prioritize the welfare of teachers, providing them with competitive salaries, training opportunities, and conducive working environments. He believes that motivated and well-supported teachers are essential in nurturing the talents and potentials of students.
Overall, Shaibu’s vision is to make Edo state a shining example of educational excellence, not only within Nigeria but also internationally. With his insightful leadership, commitment, and determination, he aims to transform the education sector, ensuring that every child in Edo state receives the best education possible.