Monday, June 29, 2009

Again, Fashola marks birthday, donates to children’s homes

Fashola At 46: Celebrates Birthday With Underprivileged Children
• “We have dedicated the whole of this year to children, youths and women”, he says

Jun 28, 2009 - Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Sunday celebrated his 46th birthday with a visit to the Missionaries of Charity Babies’ Home in Ikosi, Ketu just as he also donated a new building to the Chief Michael Oyemade Ogunjobi Children’s Home in Surulere.

Governor Fashola, who was accompanied by his wife, Abimbola, the Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, among other top government functionaries, also said his administration has dedicated the whole of this year to children, youths and women in the State.

Speaking at the Missionaries of Charity Motherless Babies Home, Governor Fashola, who donated items ranging from food and beverages to babies’ things as well as other items to the inmates, praised the dedication of the proprietors of the Home saying the visit has given him the opportunity to experience the challenges under which the children had to grow up.

The Governor, who was received later cut his birthday cake with the support of the inmates, advised the children to be of good behaviour while promising that his administration would do all it could to support the institution. Read more...