Encomiums as Mummy’s Palace Wins Best Private School Award in Nigeria
The Founder of Mummy’s Place International Schools, Akure, Ondo State, Dr.Damilola Oshin got a rousing welcome to the school after the citadel of learning won the best private school in Nigeria award.
The school was announced winner at the 2022 Presidential Teachers and School Excellence Award to mark this year teachers’ day celebration.
The school was announced and presented with a gift (vehicle), by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Eagle Square in Abuja at a ceremony to mark the day.
The Proprietress of the school, Dr. Damilola Oshin, while addressing Journalists at the school, expressed her delight over the award, noting that Mummy’s Place is a school that believes so much in children, adding that such believe keeps the school thriving.
Dr Damilola said: “Love helps the helpless to see that there is help somewhere.
“It is a very important aspect of humanity, children need lots of love and we should be there for them”.
“Education services should not be business oriented, it is a call to nuture children, build them and get them to a place of independence and education service must reach all strata of the economy”.
“We’ve been trying to keep the standards, this year is just a year that we got recognized and we will just keep doing what we have been doing.
“They came from Abuja to inspect our facilities and they were surprised, the children are neat, cultured and loving.
“We will continue to be focused and committed, we won’t relent to bring out the potentials in the students”, the proprietress stressed.
While speaking on the 8-month-old strike by the Academic Union of Universities (ASUU), she said, “Every parents should be worried because of the ASUU strike, it is painful and worrisome to see that their education is affected because of strike.
” The only way out is to continue to pray. Parents should get their children engaged in anyway because an idle hand is the devil’s workshop”.
Meanwhile, the award which came with a brand new 15 seater bus for the school was dedicated to God, the children, the parents and the teachers.
Mrs Dunni Famewo, a representative from Ondo State Ministry of Education, while congratulating the school and the proprietress, said the award is well deserved.