June 25, 2024

Lagos United Lions Club Donates Block Of Four Toilets, Educational Materials To Sijuade Nursery/Primary School

Lagos United Lions Club Donates Block Of Four Toilets, Educational Materials  To Sijuade Nursery/Primary School

It was double celebrations on Tuesday May 28, 2024 as the Lagos United Lions Club, District 404B2 Nigeria donated a block of four modern toilet facilities to Sijuade Nursery and Primary School, Ijeshatedo area of Lagos.

Educational materials

Donating the facilities on Tuesday in commemoration of the 2024 Children’s Day, President of the Club, Lions Elizabeth Makinde felt excited and gave all glory to Almighty God, the giver of life who she said made the dream come to reality, while also thanking her team.

District Governor 404B2 Nigeria, Prof. Dayo Fagbohun

“As lions, what we do basically is to give back to the society. Lagos United Lions Club came to the school sometime ago for assessments and realised that the school was seriously in need of modern toilets and we decided to come to their aid,” she said.

She expressed her gratitude, particularly to God Almighty, that the dream that they had a couple of months back has come to fruition, saying that they have been able to realise the impactful projects by His grace, and prayed for ability to do more.

President, Elizabeth Makinde, decorating head teacher, Mrs. Lateefat Adeyemi as a member of Lions club

“We are grateful to God for the gesture, we are excited that the children are also very happy. As you can see from the expression on their faces and their teachers, it’s a dream come true for them,” she said.

The club also provided educational materials such as books, biros, etc for the pupils of the school.

Representing parents, Mrs Falilat Olanrewaju

The toilet facilities were commissioned by the District Governor 404B2 Nigeria, Professor Dayo Fagbohun.

The District Governor encouraged the pupils to make good use of the facilities, while saying that many members of the Lions’ Club are not millionaires, but that they are doing such projects because they have the spirit of giving back to the society, which he said is why the project came into fruition.

President, Lagos United Lions Club, Lions Elizabeth Makinde during remark

Professor Fagbohun further said that the government could not do it alone, and and that “we Lions’ Club members always contribute our own quota to make the society a better place.”

In her reaction, head of teacher of the school, Mrs Lateefat Adeyemi, could not hide her joy over the project, saying that when she received a letter of transfer from the school last year, she had to tell them that she must wait for the commissioning of the project.

Education Secretary, Mr Babatunde Awoyelu,

Representing the parents of the pupils, Mrs Falilat Olanrewaju, who was also filled with excitement, said that the era where the school premises is littered with faeces and urine had gone.

While thanking the members of Lagos United Lions Club, she prayed that God would protect them wherever they go.

Also speaking, the Education Secretary for all the schools in Surulere, Mr Babatunde Awoyelu, commended all the teachers in the school for a job well done.

He added that he used to be a teacher and that he knew the characters exhibited by pupils, most especially nursery school pupils, and commended them for being patient to nurture them.

The Education Secretary equally thanked the leaders of the Lagos United Lions Club for the gesture and prayed that God would replenish their pockets.

The event was rounded off with the decoration of Mrs Lateefat Adeyemi, who decided to become a member of the Lions Club because of the project.

There were also presentation of awards to deserving members of the club, who have performed creditably well.

Among them are Mr Adedayo Adetola Makinde, Lion Toyin Olatunde-Kennedy
Ln Osumah Magdalene, Ln Felicia Daniel, Ln Moses Akinboboye, Ln Benita Mberekpe and Ln Elizabeth Oluwaseun.

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