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Obokun East LCDA Chair, Bamidele Distributes Exercise Books To 2400 Students Of Public Schools



….Patient Tracing Card To Health Centres

The caretaker chairman for Obokun East Local Council Development Area, LCDA,
Ilare-Ijesa, Osun State, Hon. Bello Saliu Bamidele on Wednesday, distributed exercise books and other writing materials to 2400 students of both primary schools in his council.

The event which held at the council Secretariat in Ilare – Ijesa, also witnessed distribution of patient data cards to all the health centres across the five wards of the local government.

Speaking during the two in one event, the council chairman, Hon. Bello Bamidele said, the exercise was the fulfillment of the mandate of the administration of governor Oyetola in the education sector.

He said, his passion to bridged the gap between the poor and rich in providing quality education for the wards in the council area borne out the free distribution of the exercise books and other writing materials.

Hon. Bamidele said, the exercise books would be distributed to the pupils from primary 3 to six at 4 pieces per pupil.

Bamidele further explained that the gesture was to contribute to the development of primary education in the council and to support the state government’s education reform programme.

According to the Chairman, the decision to distribute the exercise books is born out of the passion he has for qualitative education and youth development in the area.

Speaking on the motive behind distribution of patient tracing card, Hon. Bamidele said, the health condition of the people of the council area at the primary level is one of the major concern of his administration, saying, this has encouraged him to produce and distribute tracing cards to all the health centres in the LCDA.

According to him, “this gesture will enable our people to be attended to, by making their medical histories available whenever they go for medical treatment in any of the health centres in the council area.

He appealed to the people in the area to always visit health centres and clinics for treatment whenever they are ill, adding that the council under his watch has made drugs and other needed items available.

Speaking at the event, the chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Hon. Isreal Famurewa eulogised Hon. Bamidele’s giant strides in the area of providing necessary materials for smooth running of education sector in the local government.

Hon. Famurewa stressed that, Hon. Bamidele’s effort in making the pupils happy is one of the cardinal program of his agency, SUBEB.

He said, “what the chairman is doing today is to complement our effort in SUBEB in providing quantitative education for the pupils in the state.

He however encouraged other council chairmen to borrow leave from Hon . Bello’s stride in complimenting the effort of the state government in the area of providing good education to our pupils in the state .

In their remarks, the Special Adviser to the governor on Local government and Chieftaincy matter, Hon. Rasaq Adeosun and the host royal father, HRM, Oba Adejoro Otebolaku, the Owalare of Ilare-Ijesa, both commended the brilliant idea of the council chairman for alleviating the suffering of the parents and guidance in the area for the provision of writing materials for their wards, they both called for unalloyed support for the present administration in the state in it’s bid to take the state to an enviable height. government of governor Oyetola

Appreciating the donor on behalf of the Teachers in the local government, the local publicity secretary of NUT, Comrade Funminiyi Oyelakin thanked the chairman for the gesture, promised to distribute the material accordingly to the pupils.

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