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Gov’t approves new textbook for junior and basic schools


By Bruce Asemota

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has approved a book written by Nigerian author and teacher Omajay Omasanjuwa Oghenevwoke for use in the national curricular of junior and basic education.

Entitled ‘A Day in Westfield’, the 150-paged book is approved as a supplementary reading material for junior and senior secondary schools. The book is a chronicle of a story that cuts across continental values and morals.

The experienced Nigerian writer is also the author of several books in visual arts and in Literature in English.

Speaking to The Standard at his Brikama residence, Mr Omajay said preparations are in the offing for a “grand launching”.

Mr Omajay is a teacher at St Peters Senior Secondary School in Lamin.

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