Lagos-West Senator, Adeola Olamilekan Solomon, has inaugurated educational facilities with water bored holes powered by solar at Lagos Baptist Secondary School, Orile Agege.
Speaking at the presentation of a block of six classrooms, 150 chairs and tables for students and 1,000 gallons of water borehole powered by solar, the Director General of Lagos- West Senator Yayi Campaign Organization, Hon. BIQ Raji-Label, who represented senator Adeola Olamilekan Solomon , said the senator believes in giving back to the society, hence the provisions of the educational facilities and other projects he facilitated to the Lagos West Senatorial constituency.
He added that the senator would not fail to perform his responsibility to the people of Lagos-West until the last day of his representation having moved to Ogun State, his ancestral home, saying the social contract he signed with them is between 2019 and 2023.
He added that his principal has always been passionate about youth education, community development, hence he decided to give back to the society.
He urged the school to effectively used the solar-powered water borehole provided by the senator, warning them not to allow it to rust away in case there is a problem because of the inherent lack of maintenance culture among Nigerians.
While urging them not to always wait for the donor to repair any damage that may occur in the future, he appealed to them to always seek help from other arms of government to fix the problem since the ultimate aim of elected persons is to serve the people.
Earlier, the school principal, Mrs. Familoye Bosede Ayodeji, thanked the senator for providing the educational facilities and solar-powered water borehole to the school.
Showering encomiums on the senator, she said she was not disappointed because the education sector which she has been part of and the students have benefitted immensely from many programsorganizedd by the Lagos West Senator.
She said “I was not surprised when I got here, I was told this building was donated by Senator Yayi…the school where I came from we are beneficiaries of some of the things he had done in the past. There was a time he called us, not only on one occasion, we were presented with laptops, students also got theirs, and some of us, textbooks were also given to the students, we were given marker box, just to mention a few that I witnessed.
While also commending him for the good gestures, she added “if he(senator) has not given us, nothing we can do, we at LABASCO, are so grateful for these projects”
Among the highlights of the occasion was the drama presentation by the students of the school.