Rotary Club of Ogudu GRA, Lagos State has inaugurated some global grant projects in Agboyi community, in Agboyi/Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA), as part of efforts to improve the living conditions of the residents of the community.
Speaking at the inauguration, the Lagos and Ogun State District Governor of Rotary District 9110, Patrick Ijehon Ikheloa, lauded the projects and used the opportunity to urge the people to draw the state government attention to other areas of need.
The global grant projects which was inaugurated were three toilets, two bathrooms for the three communities in Agboyi (Agboyi 1, Agboyi 2 and Agboyi 3), renovation of school classroom, provision of 120 chairs for students, four pairs of tables and chairs for teachers, provision of potable water, provision of two labour room and resting room for the staff of the maternity, re-equipping of the maternity with modern equipment.
Ikheloa lamented that the community has been neglected by the state government, therefore rotary decided to assist the community with the provision of these facilities.
â€œFor the first time, the people will have access to clean water. Also, the children will have the opportunity to attend school in a decent environment like their counterparts in the city. This project will help the children to learn and improve in their academics. Government should be made to understand that the people need these facilities to improve their lives,â€ he added.
In his remarks, the President of Rotary Club of Ogudu GRA, Rotn. Aliyu Umaru, stated that the club is committed towards building to serve humanity, while calling on government to improve the living conditions of the people especially with the provision of a footbridge for the community and creation of employment opportunities for the unemployed youths.