COVID-19: OERAF donates PPM, notebooks to secondary schools in Delta

By Princess Atevure,

From left: Executive Director of OERAF, Dr Olotu Akpodiete and Principal GCU, Mr Edward Asibeluo and other Executives of OERAF and School during the presentation of Personal Protective Materials to the school on August 14, 2020

 

 

As parts of the programme to mark the second year anniversary and 25th-year memorial of Late Chief (Dr.) Ekuogbe Akpodiete, the Olotu & Ekuogbe Rowland Akpodiete Foundation has scaled up its ongoing support to COVID-19 by donating personal protective materials and supplies of notebooks to secondary schools in Delta State.

Representatives of the Foundation delivered the materials and supplies on Friday, 14 August 2020 to the management and staff of Government College Ughelli, Delta State.

The donation according to OERAF is to support COVID-19 preventive measures as secondary schools resume for their students’ examination.

Some of the items include disposable facemasks, face shields, hand sanitizers, hand wash liquids, plastic materials for washing hands, Notebooks among others.

The donation is expected to ensure that management, staff and students have access to personal protective materials in line with COVID-19 measures as secondary schools prepare for exams for their students.

Executive Director of the Foundation, Dr Olotu Akpodiete said that the donation of personal protective materials to secondary schools is in support of the commendable efforts of the State Government in managing the pandemic and celebrating the second year anniversary of the Foundation and 25th-year memorial of Late Chief Ekuogbe R. Akpodiete.

 

Receiving the supplies, the Principal of Government College Ughelli, Mr Edward Asibeluo expressed appreciation for the timely donation of personal protective materials in line with COVID -19 protocols. Noted that “this will help raise awareness, improve sensitization and support services as well as curb the spread of coronavirus in our communities and among workers and students as schools resume.”

 

Director of Operations of OERAF, Deacon Ogaga Ohwojero wishes the senior secondary school students succeed in their exams and appeal to them to take COVID 19 measures seriously as they have received personal protective materials from the Foundation.

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