… urges school authority to make judicious use of the items
By Simeon OSAJIE
The National Association of Seadogs (NAS) (a.k.a. “Pyrate Confraternity), Benbow Deck, in conjunction with Blizzard Deck has donated educational materials to Owegie Primary School, Orior in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State.
The materials include 300 Exercise Books, 100 Mathematical Set and 5 Marker writing boards.
The materials were received by the Secretary of Uhunmwode Local Government Council, Mr. Lucky Oseye, assisted by the Headmistress of the school, Mrs. Martina Areghan.
The Cap’n of Benbow Deck, Dr. Chris Ekiyor said the donation was part of the association’s efforts to complement government efforts with the aim of enhancing education in the local government area and the society generally.
He said the gesture was also part of the association’s agenda to support the less privileged and contribute in making a meaningful society.
Dr. Ekiyor urged the school authority to make meaningful use of the items so that the pupils can become greater leaders of tomorrow and contribute to enhance the growth and development of the nation.
Mr. Oseye in his remarks, appreciated the Confraternity for the gesture, describing it as monumental.
According to him, the donation is one of the greatest gesture of educational material the local government has received this year.
The Head of Social Mobilisation Unit of the local government, Mrs Ifeoma Aneneh who represented the Education Secretary of the local government area, Mr. Peter Osakpamwan also appreciated NAS for the choice of Uhunmwode local government area for the gesture.
Headmistress of the school, Mrs. Matina Arheghan in her remarks appreciated the confraternity for the donation.
She said that the NAS gesture would enhance reading and learning in the school.