Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has ordered a compulsory recitation of the Oodua anthem in all school across the state.
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, Akin Asaniyan disclosed this in a circular was titled ‘Recitation of Oodua Anthem in all schools’.
According to the Government, the anthem will be recited in all the private and public institutions from primary to tertiary level in the state.
“Please note that at the just concluded inter-schools debate and award ceremony organised by Ondo State Ministry of Education Science and Technology, held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at the International Culture and Event Center ( The Dome), Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, announced that the state had adopted the Oodua Anthem and it is to be recited by the residents of the state.
“In the light of this development, Mr Governor has directed that the anthem is now compulsory in all public and private schools ( primary and secondary), as well as tertiary institutions in the state, to be recited by all students and teachers henceforth,” the circular reads.
KanyiDaily recalls that Miyetti Allah had stated that despite the achievement of Yoruba’s educationally, they are the most primitive Nigerians in terms of political culture.