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Rotary Clubs In Ibadan today World Literacy day September 8th in collaboration with FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY CORPS, Oyo State Sector Command presents traffic awareness and enlightenment to road users.
According to Rotarian Adebusiyi Jane ,The district chairman basic education and Literacy (9125) which cover 23 States including abuja said in rotary basic education and Literacy is one of our core areas of service and the month of September as been designated as the month for basic education and Literacy’ in lieu of that we are here to map this Global event in collaboration with the federal road safety,She said The significant of this event is to sensitize our community about the important of education, We are intending to create more awareness and enlightens people about road safety,According to her my message to all parents and necessary stakeholders is that education is the key to national development, if you have the basic education it will surely enhance your productivity and the way will handle your specific businesses will far better than illiterate, I am happy in our community today the decriminalization is a lot to reduce concerns females children,They are now in various schools aspiring to various position in society,We want to create more awareness about the important of educating the girl child,Because we know the important of illiteracy. Some of our programs involves organization of adult Literacy classic even students who are brilliant but lack finance to proceed in academic is part of our programs to give them scholarship we are paying waec fees of brilliant students who are from economically challenge home’s, If I may quickly add the covid-19 pandemic has affected the educational system globally we are conscious of that hence we have modified some of our programs to be conscious of sensitizing people creating more awareness about health education, donating face masks and so on, In addition many classes are now going online we are also conscious of virtual learning hence we encourage people to be computer literate so that they can acquired the skill needed and their time will not be wasted while at home.
Rotarian Adeniyi Adeoti who brief Journalist’s informed of importance of enlightenment of driving safe on our roads to save lives especially recklessness we all witness daily on our roads. He affirmed we are here to celebrate the international day of literacy and rotary been an international organization partner with road safety to make sure the whole world is literate, fortunately enough for rotary international the month of September is designated for this particular event which is basic education and Literacy, My message to Nigerian today is that in everything we are doing we must make sure that we give our people education because education is the basic key to success in life.
Oyo State Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander address the gathering at Eleyele exactly 10;39 this morning before going on road show in the Metropolis.According to her I think this is a great initiative for rotary international to collaborate with federal road safety in enlighten people in this pandemic, We are talking about driven safe and staying alive and they bring up Literacy, I think is a wonderful welcome idea at this critical period my simply message to motorists and entire road users is the need for us to drive safe we should abide to all protocols of NCDC AND FRSC and most importantly we should ensure that are able to maintain social distance inside our vehicles, we should watch our hands regularly we should take all protocols by NCDC AND FRSC seriously and comply with it.