Humanitarian Services: Bebenimibo Foundation Tours Bayelsa, Edo States, Distribute Educational Materials To Pupils

By Binebai Princewill  

In what has become a yearly tradition for the Ernest Bebenimibo Foundation (EBF), the foundation have begun its Street to School project by expanding its reach to other states in the Niger Delta region by providing educational materials to pupils. The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report. The Ernest Bebenimibo Foundation began the visiting and distribution of customised school bags, notebooks and other educational materials to pupils in the region on the 20th of September 2022.

As at the time of filing this, while the tour continue around states in the Niger Delta region, EBF had on the 20th of September 2022 visited IMGBELA PRIMARY SCHOOL,ODI, IGEITA PRIMARY SCHOOL,ODI and KING BOLOU NURSERY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL, ODI in Kolokuma/Opokuma (KOLGA) Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. It was confirmed by President and founder of the Ernest Bebenimibo Foundation (EBF) that about 2000 pupils were reached in Bayelsa. 

On the 21st of September 2022, the foundation visited RUBBER RESEARCH INSTITUTE PRIMARY and  SECONDARY SCHOOLS, OLOGBO, OBARENTIN  COMMUNITY, EDO STATE, reaching out to over 800 pupils with customised bags, notebooks and other writing materials. 

However, the tour for the Street to School project by the Ernest Bebenimibo Foundation will continue as EBF is poised to reach out to more pupils in the region. 

Meanwhile, a statement obtained from the Ernest Bebenimibo Foundation social media handle regarding the tour read below:

STREET TO SCHOOL PROJECT #ebfstreettoschool is a yearly educational support outreach project carried by EBF since the year 2000. This year we decided to enlarge the scope to reach out to four states in Nigeria namely: Ondo, Bayelsa, Edo and Delta State.

items Presented were customised school bags, notebooks and other educational material.
Our core message to the children is that they should be hopeful because, surely their tomorrow will be greater than today if they work hard, maintain focus, read their books and learn a skill. 

The pupils, teachers and community leaders present were overwhelmed with joy as they poured out torrent of prayers for all volunteers, donors, supporters and leaders of ERNEST BEBENIMIBO FOUNDATION. 

The president and Founder used the medium to call on the federal, State and local government to partner with progressive NGOs and civil society groups to impact the society positively.

ERNEST BEBENIMIBO FOUNDATION…. running with the message of hope.

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