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ROTARY CLUB EXTENDS MEMBERSHIP TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Written by Akeem Alao

George Peter, Major Victorious Oghenefegor, Victoria Hawaowu Babatunde and Gbemisola Peter have been inducted as Presidents of brand new Young Rotary Clubs in Victoria Island Senior Secondary, Victoria Island Junor Secondary, Kuramo Senior Secondary School and Kuramo Junior Secondary Schools on Victoria Island, Lagos.

The students, under the supervision of Rotary Club of Lekki Golden, would oversee community development efforts in their environment.

Speaking at Kuramo Secondary School, on Wednesday 30th October, 2019, Dr. Jide Akeredolu, said, “Today, the Rotary Club of Lekki Golden has formed four charters of young Rotary clubs in the four schools to groom, interact and be responsible law-abiding citizens.”

“They have four presidents who will be groomed on the ideals, virtues of the Rotary Club and to take up leadership responsibilities of their schools and future endeavour,” he added.

Akeredolu said the induction would give the pupils powers to start community development projects from their schools.

The Rotary Lekki Golden also inaugurated some projects it did for schools. They included four magnetic white boards, desk and chairs, upgrade of the staff room for Victoria Island Junior Secondary School; donation of 5.5KVA generator for Victoria Island Senior Secondary School; renovation and upgrading of two blocks of classrooms as well as donations of seven white boards, one notice board, and a Nigerian flag to Kuramo Junior Secondary School; and donation of English, mathematics, chemistry and physics textbooks and work-book for Kuramo Senior secondary.

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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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