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Head Teachers School for the Hearing Impaired Commends Akeredolu on Feeding Grant

By Collins Dupson, 21 January, 2022

The Head teachers of the School for Hearing Impaired, Akure, Ondo State, Mr. Mike Ologbese has commended the governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for giving feeding grant to the special students of the institution.

He stated this while feeding questions on the 2nd term resumption in his office.

Ologbese commended the kind gesture of the governor since assumption in office over provision of feeding grant and giving the students of the school three square meal a day.

“Mr. Governor has tried in the area of provision of drugs to the school’s health centre, renovation of buildings, feeding grant among other laudable contributions to the school. What the governor is doing in the school is enough for campaign but he won’t do that, believing the welfare of the students must be prioritized”.

He thanked the governor for employing 45 special persons last year in the state civil service, saying the governor’s love for the physically challenged in the state is immense.

Ologbese encouraged the government and private individual to always endeavors to organize Xmas party for the students to make them happy and have sense of belonging in the society.

While speaking on the challenges facing the school, Ologbese charged the Honourable Commissioner of Education, Dr. Femi Agagu during his visit to the school to look into the school problems and find a lasting solution to it.

“I told our Honourable Commissioner on the need to expand the school’s Dinning Hall, completion of our new kitchen, renovation of the grounded school bus, renovation of the school clinic, Photocopier Machine, evacuation and fumigation of the school environment among other pressing issues”.

He condemned people looking down on the physically challenged in this 21st century where special persons are doing great exploit. “It is a misgiving for anyone to look down on the physically challenged; they are making the country proud both within and outside Nigeria. They have won several gold medals in Paralympic more than the able bodies”.

The Head Teachers said special persons has raced pass the ages where people look down and pity them, saying is the other way round today.

He commended the government for providing good and quality education for children of the school, tasking the public to support, cater and show love for the physically challenged in the state.

Ologbese enjoined the students to be a good ambassador of the school, saying they have the capability to attain any position in life provided they are determined to break any barrier.

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