The Oodua anthem to be recited in Ondo State schools, according to Governor Akeredolu
According to Sahara Reporter, the Ondo State Government has made it mandatory for all pupils and students in the state to recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools.
The order is said to impact all private and public institutions in the state, from primary to tertiary level.
This was stated in a circular issued by the state Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology to all stakeholders.
It read in part, “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 has 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.”