Jegbende School Commissioning: Four Decades After, Prominent Community Leaders Overwhelmed by Educational Milestone. reports that the air was electric with excitement as Eredo LCDA Chairman, Hon. Monsuru Akinloye, fulfilled his promise to the Jegbende community by commissioning a new school, a historic event that marked the first significant upgrade in 40 years. Distinguished personalities and community members joined in celebrating this remarkable achievement.

Hon.Monsuru Akinloye flanked by the Headteacher, Mr, Dada Rahmon and another staff of the school.

The Aladepekun of Odo-Egiri, HRM Oba Musiliu Oliwo, expressed his elation, saying, “This is a momentous day for our community. The last time we witnessed such a development was three decades ago. Hon. Akinloye has truly honored our hopes and aspirations. This school will serve as a beacon of hope and educational advancement for our children.”

HRM Oba Musiliu Oliwo

Hon. Muiwa Okesanya, the former Eredo LCDA Sole Administrator, emphasized the potential of this project to curtail rural-urban migration. He said, “Today’s commissioning is a vital step in reducing the exodus of our youths to urban centers in search of quality education. Akinloye’s vision aligns perfectly with the need to provide excellent education right here in our rural setting.”

Baale Oladega Mufutau, the local community leader, radiated joy and enthusiasm throughout the event. He expressed his heartfelt appreciation, saying, “I am overjoyed that this development coincided with my reign. I implore our leaders to consider more developmental programs for our town. This is just the beginning of the transformation we aspire to achieve.”


Baale Oladega Mufutau
Baale Oladega and Hon. Akinloye

Mr. Obakoya Ezekiel, the school’s Head Teacher, hailed Hon. Monsuru Akinloye as a “God-sent savior of education.” He remarked, “Our community last experienced such progress in 1983 with a mere three-classroom block. This intervention couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. We are also grateful for the bore-hole water facility, and we extend our heartfelt thanks to the APC leadership and Governor Babajide Sanwoolu for entrusting Hon. Akinloye with this noble task.”

Mr. Obakoya Ezekiel

Master Obakoya Daniel, the Headboy, expressed gratitude for Hon. Akinloye’s continued support, particularly in providing stationery each term. He also highlighted the significance of the new toilet facilities, which would allow students to focus entirely on their studies without leaving school premises for nature’s call.

Master Obakoya Daniel

The commissioning of the Jegbende school stands as a testament to Hon. Monsuru Akinloye’s unwavering commitment to improving education and ensuring a brighter future for the community’s youth. With heartfelt cheers and emotional reactions, this momentous event has left an indelible mark on Jegbende and Eredo LCDA as a whole.

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

I am Kaka Babatunde, a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience in the media industry spans 3 years under @Ekohotblog as a field reporter. I'm a writer, serial volunteer, and community and youth development enthusiast whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos.

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