WASTE REMODELING: TEACH THE YOUTHS EARLY

In our bid to sensitize the young ones in Lagos  State on the need to re-use and recycle, we decided to present the students of Oke-Odo High School with eighteen(18) ergonomic chairs remodeled from discarded waste tires.

18 Ergonomic classroom chairs donated to Students of Oke-Odo high school to teach them recycling early

We believe that any nation that must grow must focus on its young ones. Agreeing that waste is a global problem and there is urgent need to change the mindset of the young ones through projects like this, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary of Education District 1 Lagos, Dr. (Mrs.) Olufolayimika Abiose Ayandele welcomed the idea and added that young ones needs to be responsible not only in education but also in behavior. She said her district is working to impact young ones with skill acquisitions so that once they are out of school, they can be useful to themselves and the society.

Dr. (Mrs.) Ayandele Olufolayimika Abiose- Tutor General/Permanent Secretary sitting on one of the ergonomic classroom chairs made from discarded car tires.

 

Front Row L-R: Olamide Ayeni-Babajide, Founder Pearl Recycling | Dr. Mrs Olufolayimika Abiose Ayandele – Tutor General/Permanent Secretary Education District 1 | Principal Oke-odo High School Lagos Back Row L-R: Babajide Tosin, Founder Broadfoods | Olusegun Akande, Transmission Engineer HUAWEI and Mrs Anna Amaju Ako- Director of Education with other members of Education District 1

She said the students of public schools in Lagos are eager to learn and this arouse their curiosity and make them embrace waste recycling.

Mrs Anna Amaju Ako – Director of Education believe that this will also make responsible citizens out of the students.

Olamide Ayeni-Babajide, Founder Pearl Recycling | Dr. Mrs Olufolayimika Abiose Ayandele – Tutor General/Permanent Secretary Education District 1 discussing ways to teach recycling early in our schools

We appreciate the Lagos State Office of Transformation, Creativity and Innovation for supporting this vision and directing us on the right path

We are most grateful for this opportunity to teach recycling early through empowerment and practical acknowledgement

We believe that Lagos State is on the right path with the caliber of seasoned professionals at the helms of affairs.

Together, we can change the narratives

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