A public primary school teacher in Ogun State, Ms. Ibijoke Abiola, has donated and equipped a library to her school, Ansarudeen Primary School 2, Kemta, Ilawe, Abeokuta, to promote and encourage the reading behavior of the students of the school.
Speaking in Abeokuta during the donation and launch of a book entitled ‘Muse of My Childhood’, Ms Abiola said that the purity of growing up is always topped with fun and nature, saying that the book would be of immense benefit to teachers, students , and researchers in promoting indigenous culture and literacy and in valuing nature.
Abiola, whose writing skills were discovered during the OgunDigiClass project, stated that “the piece reflects the joy children derive from playing with natural elements and their perceived relationship with them.”
“I am handing over not only dozens of books to my school, but also dozens of dreams for students to pursue and make them more successful, open-minded, stronger and better people.” she noted.
In her speech, Ms. Ronke Soyombo, the special adviser to the Ogun State Governor for Elementary and Secondary Education, who also happened to be the special guest of honor at the event, requested the cooperation of well-meaning Nigerians to the state government.
by contributing their quota to the development of the education sector in the state.
Akintoye Taiwo, a 4th grade student, appreciated the donor on behalf of other students at the school and said the generosity would further enhance their learning ability and help them pursue academic excellence.