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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Ogun Deputy Governor Marks 54th Birthday With Less Priviledged Children

                   Engr. Noimot Salako - Oyedele
                   with the children
                   

Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, flanked by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Oluranti Oladeinde and children of Juvenile Correctional Home, Asero, Abeokuta.



... Deputy Governor charges children to make good use of opportunities 


From Babalola Gafar, 
Abeokuta

Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele on Wednesday advised the less privileged members of the society to take advantage of every positive opportunity that comes their ways as it would not only make them successful, but aldo add great values to their lives and environment. 


Engr. Salako-Oyedele gave the advice while celebrating her 54th birthday with the Children of the Juvenile Correctional Home, Asero Abeokuta where she renovated a hall, classrooms and donated sporting facilities for the children's use.


Elated being in midst of the children, the Deputy Governor said  the gesture was expression of her passion for impacting life, especially the special needs, she was fulfilled celebrating her birthday.  


"I want to impact peoples lives, because it is not just about eating and drinking,  but making a change in peoples life. This time last year, I was at Ijamido Children's Home in Ota and the Home for Special needs,  Ijebu Ode, this year, I decided to touch the lives of another set of children and do something impactful.


" The vision of  our Governor,  Prince Dapo Abiodun is to build a future  for everybody in Ogun State and build it together. There is not much better ways of building future than equipping our children for the future,  so it is my pleasure and honour to be here today to identify with these children," she remarked.

She commended  staffers of the Home for their  diligence in taking care of the children, praying that the Almighty God would reward  and bless their wards.


Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development,  Dr. Oluranti Oladehinde  hailed the Deputy Governor for her motherly gesture,  adding that her show of love towards the children would give  them a sense of belonging. 

Thanking the Deputy Governor on behalf of the home, the class captain, Master Samod Dapo-Abiodun expressed appreciation  and wished her more fruitful celebrations ahead


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