New Year Baby Gets Scholarship, Others From JCI In Abeokuta
The first baby of the year has received a scholarship, cash, and material gifts from the Junior Chambers International (JCI), RockCity Chapter, and its partners.
The baby delivered by Mrs Akinwande Omolabake at the Primary Health Centre, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta at about 1:35 am was selected to benefit from the drive which forms part of the organization’s activities to commemorate the New Year.
JCI Rockcity President, JCI Amb. Olalekan Egbetola who led other members to the (PHC) said the scholarship will cover the baby’s education up to the secondary school level.
The wife of the Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun also visited the new baby boy while visiting babies of year across the state with gifts of baby items and cash.
Mrs Abiodun In her remarks appreciated the efforts of the organization (JCI Rock City) for organizing a project in honouring the baby of the year, adding that her office is open to more future collaborations with JCI Rock City.
On his part, JCI Rockcity President appreciated Mrs Abiodun for partnering with them explaining that the “Baby of Impact” project was in partnership with JAO Foundation, Ojulowo Omoluabi, and Rotaract.
Egbetola said: “I appreciate her financial and moral support, I acknowledged the involvement of Her Excellency service to humanity which has been outstanding and we are proud to associate with her office and look forward to more future partnership as our ideology align with that of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun (MFR) towards Building Our Future Together.”
The National Director of Communication JCI Nigeria, Ayodele Ajayi, further noted that JCI Rock City has been on the Baby of Impact project since 2013.