Rotary Club of Warri donates desks, books to Delta schools

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Rotary Club of Warri donates desks, books to Delta schools
Rotarian Happy Apai (4th left) flanked by DG Adeyemi Oladokun (3rd left) & other Rotarians, handing over desks to Mr. Onovughe Mcmillan (6th right) while Chairman of Warri South Chapter, NUT, Comrade Ishmael Ukuejawa (right) Otabun Theresa Edirin (5th right) Rotarian Odibo (2nd left) & others observe

 

Rotary Club of Warri under District 9141 of Rotary International, has donated desks and books to Dore Numa College and Hussey College in Warri South Local Government Area as well as Urhobo College, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area and Opete Secondary School in Udu Local Government Area, all in Delta State.

Presenting the items to the schools, the 40th President of Rotary Club of Warri, Rotarian Happy Apai, explained that the essence was to provide improved learning environment, so as to enable the students excel in their academics.

 

Rotarian Apai, disclosed that the project was made possible as a result of the grant from Rotary International, District 9141 for 2018/2019 Rotary year.

 

 

Members of Rotary Club of Warri (front row) Rotarian Apai (2nd right) Rotarian Harriman Aghogho (4th right) Mr. Onovughe Mcmillan (left). (Back Row) Rotarian Utebor Emeke (right) Rotarian Odibo (2nd right) Rotarian Andre Edun (3rd left) & others

 

 

 

While pointing out that District 9141 is made up of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Edo States, Rotarian Apai noted that Rotary Club was delighted to be considered for the grant amongst over 60 Rotary Clubs.

He promised to work with management of the schools, to set up Interact Clubs in order to groom younger ones on the need to serve humanity, thanking Rotary International, United States, for making the books available.

 

The District Governor, Rotary International, District 9141, Rotarian Adeyemi Oladokun commended Rotarian Apai for being the first Rotary Club of Warri President, to attract grant that was used to boost education in Delta South and Central Senatorial Districts.

 

DG Oladokun who encouraged teachers to continue to do their best in the course of their profession, advised students to take their studies seriously, just as he appealed to well-meaning individuals to support Rotary in the quest at serving humanity.

 

He also enjoined parents to take their babies for immunization regularly in order to eradicate polio, adding that Nigeria will soon be certified a Polio-free country.

Principal of Dore Numa College, Mr. Ejoh Eyinmisan Dimas who was represented by Mr. Onovughe Mcmillan, said the donation by Rotary Club of Warri, came at the right time and praised the Club for the kind gesture.

 

Principal of Hussey College, Mrs. Julie Ereku assured that they will make judicious use of the books and appealed for more educational support, noting that the school Library had been equipped with modern books by Rotary Club of Warri.

 

Our Senior Correspondent reports that Chairman of NUT, Warri South, Comrade Ishmael Ukwuejawa, Vice Principal, Dore Numa College and Otabun Theresa Edirin, were among those who spoke during the presentation.

 

 

A cross section of Rotarians in-company of Hussey College Principal, Teachers & students, shortly after the donation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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Celestine Chijoke Ukah
Senior Correspondent of Fresh Angle International. I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and have undertaken a training in Advance Writing and Reportorial Skills
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