The Lagos state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode was described as a man of his words by living up to the expectation of some people.
This was after the executive chairman of the State Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Dr. Ganiyu Sopeyin had commissioned six blocks of classrooms for Ifako Primary School , donated by the Rotaract Club of Gbagada.
Dr. Sopeyin said that, “The governor Ambode is living up to expectation of his promises before his elections, the various areas of development is really great particularly in the area of education.
A lot of new structures have been constructed, old structures are being renovated.”
Sopeyin confessed that this is not the first time he was commissioning school projects carried out by the Club, “this is not the first time I am commissioning school project, there has been school projects carried out by the club.”
He however lauded the administration of Ambode for the retraining of the teachers and incentives , “The teachers are being employed on regular basis training and retraining of teachers is on-going in some areas of the state for our teachers, apart from that, the motivational provisions whereby teachers are encouraged to do more.”
Also speaking was the current president of the Rotaract Club of Gbagada, Mr. Olanrewaju Akintunlo who said that the club renovated a block of six classrooms for Ifako Primary school and we are here to do the commissioning of the project today.
“The Rotary is known for service to humanity and rotary international is a service organization and we contribute little quota to develop our communities and our club is based in Gbagada, we use this area as our permanent catchment area towards ensuring that we find project that will benefit the community and deliver those projects.”
According to him “There is a block of toilet facilities that we need to also renovate, we are looking forward in doing that , we are waiting for the approval of the Lagos state govt. to embark on that project.
The rotary focuses on primary health and basic education and that is why we are doing what we are doing today.”
On equipping of the school laboratories, he said “we equipped a whole massive laboratory of Ago Iwoye grammar School, Ogun State.”
The Rotaract president of Gbagada, Olusegun Lebi David said that , “ What we did was to complement their efforts by joining hands together in executing the project; we donated marker board, ceiling fans, writing materials to the pupils of Ifako primary school.
“We have plans to move to other schools in Gbagada, we are residents in Gbagada community and Ifako is one of the schools
The out-going president(Lebi) said that incoming president Rotaract Oludapo Adedeji who will be inducted by the next coming board on June 30th will equally have star project of this nature