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Foundation renovates blocks of classrooms in Abuja secondary school

One of the newly-renovated classroom blocks

The commissioning of the renovated blocks of classrooms

The Israel Ibeleme Foundation, a
non-governmental organisation has renovated and commissioned three blocks of
classrooms belonging to the Junior Secondary School, Gosa, situated along the
Lugbe/Airport Road in Abuja.

At the commissioning event, which
took place Wednesday, Principal of the school, Mr. Achi Michael, appreciated
the gesture of the Foundation and urged other good-will organisations to also
give back to society in different ways.

Describing the condition of the
classrooms before the renovation, the principal said: “The ceiling, the floor
and the walls were all in a sorry state and the convener of the foundation
assured us that he would renovate the classrooms and he kept to his word.”

Initiator of the Foundation, Israel Ibeleme
Also expressing appreciation, a JSS 2
student of the school, Hannah Abraham, thanked the Foundation saying the
renovated classrooms would ensure a better learning environment.

She said: “Before now, we hardly used
the classrooms because we were afraid the building might collapse.

A group photograph with staff and students of the school 
“The ceilings and walls were already
falling off and we hardly entered the classes. So they merged us with other
students to share classrooms where we take our lessons.”

The Chairman of the FCT Universal
Basic Education Board (UBEB) who was represented by the Permanent Board Member,
Prince Suleiman Tanko Abubakar, said the initiative was a challenge to all
Nigerian youths and an inspiration to all Nigerians.

According to him, Education is meant
for all and it is a collective responsibility for all to take the right step.

Earlier, the Convener of the
foundation, Mr. Israel Ibeleme, said the commissioning was unique to him
because it was the first time the foundation was commissioning classrooms in

Established 13 years ago, Ibeleme
said the foundation, which has its focus on widows, school children and
empowerment was designed to support the most vulnerable persons in the remote
areas of the society.

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