Posted by Ibraheem Pen | 1 January 2017 | 1,989 times
As part of her readiness of improving the reading and literacy prowess of the populace, a socio-elite forum, Iwoland Development Coalition (IDC), has concluded arrangement to donate library to the three Local Governments in Iwo Federal Constituency of Osun State.
The development was made known to our correspondent in an interview with the Coordinator of the coalition, Mr. Adisa Kabiru Kulukulu.
The coordinator expressed dismay on the lackadaisical attitude towards reading that has caused lagging behind in educational performance of our teaming youth. He said the rot in education in Osun and Nigeria in general is ominous and must be timely prosecuted. According to him, neglecting the deficiency will jeopardise the future of many generations to our disadvantage.
Kulukulu tagged the non presence of functional library in Iwoland as regrettable, pointing that government`s efforts must be complemented to shape our destiny for better, instill hope and improve the standard of living of the populace through quality and qualitative educational standard.
He said the coalition has procured many education materials to be catalogued in the library for general usage under the supervision of efficient management. According to him, over 6,000 books, laptops, desktop computers, printers and other education materials are already on ground for the library project.
He disclosed the three Local Governments comprising Ayedire, Ola-Oluwa and Iwo Local Governments will benefit from the educational project. Kulukulu commended the donors for their generosity, especially Sheik Ibraheem Tunji Mudashir, for donating a parcel of land in Iwo for the building of the library structure. He however expressed challenge in getting land in other two Local Governments in the area and pledged a fair representation in improving the educational richness of Iwo Constituency.
“Ayedire and Ola-Oluwa local Governments too will have functional library through Iwoland Development Coalition (IDC) as our target is to provide the necessary educational tools for our students especially in the rural communities. We have successfully toured almost all the public secondary schools in the constituency, footed WAEC fees of some students and awarded gifts to some outstanding students”
Mr. Kulukulu pledged unalloyed support of the coalition towards the educational standard of the area to nurture virile ambassadors with zeal to reciprocate. He therefore appealed to stakeholders in the communities to complement in cash and admonition so as to close a prison doors and building a learned mind.
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