College students of the Ekosodin Secondary College in Ovia North East native authorities space of Edo State yesterday returned to their college after 5 years of absence following the dilapidated state of the one current college constructing.
Their return was facilitated by Mr Dennis Idahosa, a member of the Home of Representatives, who reconstructed a block of six school rooms and a principal workplace within the 45-year-old college.
The rebuilt college was inaugurated on Tuesday together with 120 twin chairs and desks.
Earlier than the intervention of the lawmaker, the scholars needed to share school rooms with the one main college in the neighborhood.
A Senior Secondary College (SSS) 2 pupil, Miss Innocentia Eghianfo, mentioned that earlier than the motion to the first college, the scholars had been studying underneath an “insufferable” situation.
“I used to be truly in JSS 1 once we relocated to affix the pupils of Ekosodin main college and earlier than the relocation, we had been studying underneath all climate circumstances; rain and sunshine.
“Except for that, there have been no chairs and desks so we needed to come to high school with our chairs and desks whereas the vast majority of us couldn’t afford seats on the naked flooring.
“We’re pleased that we lastly have our house; the afternoon and morning class periods occasioned by the relocation will now be a factor of the previous, we even have chairs and desks now, we’re certainly pleased,” she said.
An outdated pupil of the varsity and a former chairman of the ward, Mr Victor Osayande corroborated Eghianfo’s story and famous that their youngsters have been saved from the inconveniences of the previous 5 years.
Equally, Mr Osahon Ogbemudia, youth chief in the neighborhood, whereas commending Idahosa, appealed for the reconstruction of the opposite constructing within the secondary college that has been in a state of disuse for over 10 years.
In his handle, Idahosa mentioned that the progressive minded nature of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the precedence he positioned on training, was what prompted his intervention.