Saturday, February 27, 2010
Lagosians Doinng Good And Giving Back.
Chief Akanni Okoya donated two brand new fully equipped Nissan Urvan Ambulance, 11 brand new incubators (English made) and 9 brand new 4X4 Ford Ranger Pick- Up vehicle fully equipped for Police use donated by Chief Rasak Akanni Okoya as part of his 70th birthday celebrations.
Other items donated by Chief Akanni Okoya include scholarship award to 40 students in selected institutions of higher learning in Lagos State, namely Lagos State University, University of Lagos, Yaba College of Technology and Lagos State Polytechnic with each student receiving N100, 000.00 annually, renovation and building of classrooms at Ikota Primary School in Eti-Osa Local Government Area as requested by the school and provisions to Orphanages, old People’s homes and handicap institutions within Lagos State to the tune of Four Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira Only (N4.5M) .
Governor Fashola said the gesture by Chief Okoya has once again reinforced his assertion that one can engage in public service without holding public office saying Chief Okoya has set an example as one who finds the grace to give so generously.