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UNILAG Alumni ‘1984 Set’ Gives Back To Kwara Rehabilitation Center

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UNILAG Alumni ‘1984 Set’ Gives Back To Kwara Rehabilitation Center

The importance of incorporating culture and history into Nigeria’s education system.

Ilorin, Kwara State– Kwara state witnessed a heartwarming reunion as the 1984 set of the Mass Communication Department of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) came together after 39 years of leaving the university.

The Alumni group, known as ‘The Family,’ commenced their two-day reunion with a courtesy call on Kwara state’s deputy governor, HE Kayode Alabi, and concluded it with a dinner.

However, their gathering went beyond nostalgia, as ‘The Family’ used this occasion to extend a helping hand to the less privileged in society. They paid a visit to the Amoyo rehabilitation center in Ifelodun Local Government, where they generously donated food items and cash to the inmates.

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The Alumni group also took the opportunity to explore the rich culture and history of Kwara state. They visited the Esie Museum, Nigeria’s first-ever tourist center, located in Irepodun Local Government of the State. The visit sparked discussions on the importance of incorporating culture and history into Nigeria’s education system.

During the reunion, a lecture on eye care in old age was delivered by Dr. Abubakar Ayinla, a top Ophthalmologist and Permanent Secretary of the Kwara Ministry of Health.

Expressing their dismay at the conditions in the Amoyo rehabilitation center, the Chairman of ‘The Family,’ Mr. Fred Ohwahwa, called for urgent government attention to improve the center’s facilities, emphasizing the importance of dignified living conditions for all individuals.

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Chief Mrs. Afolasade Opeyemi Oluwakemi, the state Commissioner for Social Development, expressed her gratitude to the Alumni group for their charitable efforts, highlighting the need for support from NGOs, wealthy individuals, and groups like ‘The Family’ to enhance the well-being of the center’s residents.

The reunion program concluded with a dinner party attended by the deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi, represented by the Commissioner of Women’s Affairs, Mrs. Abosede Olaitain Buraimoh. The Alumni group was commended for their reunion and their compassionate gesture towards the less privileged in society.

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Furthermore, the group received valuable advice on maintaining good eye health in old age from a medical expert, who cautioned against using local treatments for eye conditions and encouraged seeking professional opinions for health challenges.

The Alumni group extended their appreciation to the local organizing committee and praised the hospitable and engaging activities that made their two-day reunion program memorable.

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