An Oyo State Corps Member, Iniobong Emmanuel Dorcas (OY/20B/0993) has donated a twin toilet facility to the Army Day Secondary School located on Iwo Road, Ibadan.
Authority Newspaper reports that it was an effort to contributing towards finding lasting solution to improved environmental hygiene.
Commissioning the project, the Oyo State Coordinator of the corps, Mrs. Grace Ogbuogebe, who was represented by the Assistant-Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Mrs. Mariam Umogah, commended Iniobong for availing herself as an instrument for establishing the core values of the NYSC and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.
Ogbuogebe stated that the gesture has positively impacted and enhanced the lives of persons in the host community, and further enjoined the beneficiaries, especially the students, to emulate the kind gestures of the project initiator whenever they attain to such phase in their lives.
In his goodwill message, the Chairman, Ibadan North-East Local Government, Hon. Ibrahim Akintayo, who, contributed immensely towards the execution of the project, commended the corps member for what he described as her doggedness and passion in her service to the fatherland.
He further stated that if every corps member determines to execute a project that will impact their host community positively, the entire country will be a better place.
Also, in their separate addresses, the Zonal Inspector, Ibadan-North LGA, Mr. Olumide Adekeye, and the Local Government Inspector, Ibadan North-East, Mr. Daniel Akinsola, commended the project initiator while encouraging other corps members to embark on projects that will ensure development of their host communities, thereby leaving a legacy during their service year.
In her appreciation, according to the report, the Principal, Army Day Secondary School, Mrs. M. Umeike, lauded the corps member on the execution of the project, assuring that the students will make proper use of the facility and ensure a cleaner learning environment. She equally applauded the NYSC scheme and remarked that its relevance cannot be overemphasized.
Other guests and sponsors of the project were also present during its commissioning and official handover to the school.