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Atakpa Lions Club of Calabar donates renovated classroom block to C/River government

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The Atakpa Lions Club of Calabar has handed over a renovated classroom block at Anantigha Primary School in Calabar South to the Cross River State authorities as a part of its humanitarian providers.

Speaking on the occasion, Mrs Theresa Effa, the President General of Atakpa Lions Club, Calabar, stated the donation of the challenge was in step with the membership’s 30th years of existence.

She defined that after a number of group evaluation and consideration of many areas of wants, the membership determined to take up the duty of remodelling and renovating the 3-in-one class room block estimated to value about N5million.

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“Though we had been a bit apprehensive on the realisation of the price of the challenge, the considered the youngsters studying in a dilapidated, soiled and unsafe constructing moved us to take up the problem. After all, the place there’s a want, there’s a Lion.

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“I’ll like to notice with particular delight that the complete value of remodelling this block of lecture rooms was borne by members of the membership, their households and shut mates. This certainly, is a labour of affection; a powerful present of Lions spirit and most significantly, our golf equipment contribution to reaching common fundamental objectives,’’ she stated.

Effa additional stated that common fundamental training was the muse to which a powerful and affluent nation could be constructed and a secure floor to develop residents that might be productive and contribute to the economic system and improvement of the nation.

She keep that each little one, poor or wealthy, has the proper to free fundamental training, including that it was vital for pupils to study in a clear, secure and conducive setting.

“Today, as we give again this remodelled lecture rooms block to the college, I can solely hope that the pinnacle trainer, workers, pupils, dad and mom and the complete Anantigha group will take the required safety and upkeep measures to make sure the longevity of this block,’’ she stated.

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She thanked all Lion membership members, households and mates for his or her contribution in type and money in the direction of the profitable completion of the challenge.

Also talking, Engr. Oto-Abasi Ansa, Lions Club Governor, District 404A2, stated the constructing was renovated by the membership with a view to create a befitting studying setting for the academics and pupils.

Ansa stated that the Club has been concerned in delivering type providers and humanitarian tasks to the advantage of the needy throughout the nation.

He inspired Nigerians to affix the membership and contribute their quota to the event of the society.

Receiving the keys of the constructing, the Head Teacher, Mrs Margret Essien, thanked the Club for his or her present of affection and anxious for fundamental training and the expansion of the society.

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Essien, who promised to make even handed use of the constructing, stated it was previously in a nasty form earlier than the intervention of the Club.




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