(L-r): Mr. Charles Osazuwa, Vice President, Business Development at JobMinders, Joy Nwazue; EduFirst.ng Campaign Ambassador, Mr. Moses Imayi; Co-Founder and Managing Director of Skool Media, Tosin Omoyajowo, Executive Director, Connect Marketing Services, Peace Nwazue, EduFirst.ng Campaign Ambassador and Mr. Idris Oladipo, Country Manager for EduFirst.ng, during the media launch of Education First Campaign in Lagos
Education is considered the bedrock of every civilized society. Any society that wants to develop must prioritize education for it’s critical to sustainable socioeconomic development. It is believed that a society can not rise beyond the level of its educated citizenry.
In his remark, the Co-founder/CEO, Edufirst.Ng; Moses Imayi has said that the company is determined to change the narrative of Nigeria’s education sector through the adoption of digital learning in Nigeriaa��s curricula.
He stated this on Thursday at the Education First Media Parley organized by Edufirst and Skool Media, at the Skool Media Head Office in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Imayi expressed Edufirst’s commitment to reinforce the need for quality education in Nigeria which informed their decision to embark on the campaign to raise the standard of education in the country.
He said that Education first Nigeria is a technology-driven organization aimed at bridging the gap and enhancing the standard of education in Nigeria.
According to him, a�?Edufirst.ng being a technology-driven organization is focused on bridging the gap and enhancing the standard of education in Nigeria while advocating for an all-inclusive education system.a�?He added that education first Nigeriaa��s key advocacy drive is on the need to use digital learning in the Nigerian curricular and reinforce the need for quality education in the country.
a�?We are driven by three core values: Excellence a�� to provide reliable and consistent information through the use of ICT innovation because we have a passion for the development and growth of the Nigerian child through quality education.
a�?As part of our commitment to an improved education for all, Edufirst will be embarking on a campaign themed a�?raising the standard of education in Nigeriaa��.
a�?The campaign aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 which ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning for all,a�? Imayi stated.
He called on the media to join hand in glove in ensuring that Nigeriaa��s educational space is scaled to where ita��s supposed to be.
Idris Oladipo, Country manager, Edufirst, speaking at the media parley said that there is need to invest in education to save the lives of over 13 million children who are not in the classroom in Nigeria, adding that education will help safeguard their future.
He noted that education remains an important resource in the national development of any country.
Oladipo revealed that Edufirst.ng is committed to driving digital learning in the country, adding that they have prioritized education as its core focus. He added that they hope on leveraging on the media and other social influencers in the society to stem the tide of illiteracy in the country.
He noted that technology drives education more than anything now in the world, while calling on other organization in the country to participate in this noble course.
According to him, a�?Nigerian kids are everywhere on the road wandering instead of being in the classroom.
a�?The generational effect of not educating a child today can only be imagined.
a�?A child who is raised as an area boy at motor part would give birth to area boys and the cycle of poverty continues.
a�?Only direct qualitative education can break such a generational cycle of poverty and ignorancea�?.
He applauded the Edufirst’s initiative as a game changer, adding that Connect marketing will stand with them in this campaign.