Osun State Government has said that it will complete the distribution of Opon Imo (iPad-like device) to all secondary school pupils in the state by the first week of November.
The device, which is loaded with 17 subjects, is being distributed by the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to ease teaching and learning.
The Project Manager of Opon Imo, Mr. Sam Omoruyi, said in Gbongan, at the distribution of the device at Olufi High School, that the plan was to distribute 600 tablets everyday.
The Tutor-General, Osun West Senatorial District, Mrs. Adisa Olabamiji commended the governor, saying with the distribution of the tablets, education had completely been turned digital.
The Principals, St. Pauls Grammar School, Ilobu, Mr. Akinola Ojuola, and Olufi High School, Gbongan, Mrs. Akingbile Elizabeth, in separate reactions, lauded Aregbesola’s administration that the Opon Imo initiative had become a reality.
The duo urged the the pupils to cherish the device and ensure that the objective was not defeated.
Reacting on behalf of the pupils, Florence Alabi of St Paul Grammar School, and Hammed Ajibola of Olufi High School, said pupils would learn with ease and improve in their examinations.
They promised that pupils would not use the device for something else outside learning.