Oma Iwere Itsekiri New York-New Jersey started stocking the book shelves of Ojomba Primary School, Koko, Delta State, Nigeria, with books.
The Library is a pet project of the organization. The members adopted the school in 2013, and has since designed, developed and equipped the school and its deserving students with a library.
The members of Oma Iwere Itsekiri New York-New Jersey, on Saturday, November 2013, held their Annual fund-raising event, to raise funds towards equipping Ojomba Primary School, Koko, Delta State, School Library.
Speaking at the event, themed ‘Empowering the Future of Iwere Youth through Education’, the chairman of the event Dr. Sikiru Fadairo, Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Medgar Evers College (CUNY),.commended the group for their effort to help impact the life of young people in Nigeria.
Oma Iwere Itsekiri president, Ms. Patience Edremoda told the Fund-raising attendees that, education is the light that illuminates
2013 - The members of Itsekiri National Association, Houston, TX donated some education materials to Ogiame Primary School, Warri.
The educational materials were presented to the Head teachers of the School, Mrs. Helen Roli Etie and Mrs. Mercy Omasan by Mr. Tony Omabuwa and Miss Bawo Heyman, who stood in for the group.
Materials donated include school bags, exercise books, pencils, biros, rulers, and crayons.
Receiving the items on behalf of the school, Mrs. Helen Roli Etie thanked the donors and promised that the materials would be equitably distributed.