Thirty pupils and students from ten public primary and secondary schools in Agbarha-Otor Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have received cash amounts from the Rotary Club of Agbarha-Otor to support their education.
Chartered President of Rotary Club of Agbarha-Otor, Rotarian Ominimini Obiuwevbi made the presentation on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the Ibru International Ecumenical Centre in Agbarha-Otor.
The fifteen primary school children who benefited from the education grant by the Rotary Club of Agbarha-Otor were drawn from Agbarha Primary School, Agbarha-Otor; Osuovwa Primary School, Ogharha Agbarha-Otor; Uduovie Primary School, Samagidi Agbarha-Otor; Omavovwe Primary School, Omavovwe Agbarha-Otor; Opherin Primary School, Opherin Agbarha-Otor and Omovwodo Primary School, Omovwodorhirib Agbarha-Otor.
The fifteen students were listed from Ibru College, Agbarha-Otor; Ogharha Secondary School, Oghara Agbarha-Otor; Omavovwe Secondary School, Omavovwe Agbarha-Otor and Owevwe Secondary School, Owevwe Agbarha-Otor.
They were accompanied by their teachers to the Ibru International Ecumenical Centre in Agbarha-Otor to receive the cash amounts.
Presenting the cash each to the pupils and students, the Chartered President of the Rotary Club of Agbarha-Otor Rotarian Ominimini Obievwuni said the gesture was in keeping with the vision of uplifting and giving a sense of belonging to the less privileged.
Rotary as an international organisation according to Rotarian Ominimini takes delight in assisting government and corporate bodies in reaching out to the not well to do in society.
He explained the Rotary Four-Way Test to the learners and spoke of the need to establish Rotaract Clubs in schools as part of measures to properly groom the pupils and students for the future.
Rotarian Ominimini congratulated the learners and urged them not to be dissuaded from making their parents proud.
The teachers of the benefitting schools lauded the Rotary Club of Agbarha-Otor for the kind gesture describing it as the first of its kind in the area.
Some parents also appreciated the Chartered President and members of the Rotary Club of Agbarha-Otor for their impactful humanitarian programmes in just a few years of existence.
The education support programme climaxed with the chanting of the Rotary Club songs.