Feb 18, 2020
Lagos Governor Sanwo-olu Welcomes DUSUSU Foundation Co-founder Zuriel Oduwole, Acknowledges Simple Yet Effective Education Initiatives
Lagos State Governor, His Excellency Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, expressed his warm welcome to Zuriel Oduwole, co-founder of the DUSUSU Foundation, during her recent visit to the state. The Governor showed great interest in Ms. Oduwole's innovative ideas aimed at increasing access to education and skill acquisition for children, particularly through non-traditional means such as creative arts in today's digital global economy.
During their meeting, Governor Sanwo-Olu and Zuriel engaged in an insightful discussion about the importance of education and skill development in the face of a rapidly evolving digital landscape. Both acknowledged the critical role that non-traditional education, particularly through creative arts, plays in preparing children for the challenges and opportunities of the digital era.
Expressing his admiration for Zuriel's dedication and achievements, Governor Sanwo-Olu commended her for her tireless efforts to provide quality education and skill acquisition to children who may otherwise be left behind.
Zuriel expressed her gratitude for the warm reception and the opportunity to discuss her foundation's initiatives with Governor Sanwo-Olu. She emphasized that every child deserves access to quality education, irrespective of their background or circumstances. She further highlighted the need to recognize and harness the potential of creative arts as a catalyst for holistic learning and expression.
The meeting concluded with Governor Sanwo-Olu reaffirming the Lagos State Government's commitment to supporting innovative strategies that can enhance educational opportunities for children in the state. He expressed his intention to collaborate with the DUSUSU Foundation and explore avenues for implementing the organization's successful approaches within the state's education system.