The Ekiti State government will start teaching primary school pupils on the state-owned Ekiti FM 91.5, beginning from today.
Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Francisca Aladejana, in a statement, said the 30-minutes daily programme tagged ‘school on air’ is designed to positively engage pupils who are on indefinite break as part of government’s effort to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
According to the statement, the pupils would be taught one of English Language, Yoruba, Basic Science, Civic Education and National Value and Mathematics.
The Chairman also stressed that the programme would be interactive, and that there would be a phone-in segment at the end of each edition which would allow for questions and answers.
She admonished parents and guardians to take advantage of the initiative by ensuring that their children actively participate in the programme, which will hold between 3.10pm and 4pm daily.