Succor has come to some Private School Teachers in Ogun East Senatorial District of Ogun State as the National Association of Seadogs, popularly known as Pyrates Confraternity has presented them relief packages to alleviate their hardships.
The gesture was facilitated by the Katamaran Deck (Ijebu/Remo Zone) with the support of Aftashok Deck (North Carolina, U.S.A) of the Association.
This was done in commemoration of the Association’s 2020 Feast of Barracuda held on Tuesday July, 21.
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has reaching out to the needy and the less privileged.
The Association also embarked on a sensitisation tour, enlightening and educating the people about how they stay safe from COVID-19, this included distribution of the fliers, pasting of posters sensitising the immediate community on the safety tips in this era of COVID-19 pandemic.
The beneficiaries of the gesture included: representatives from different schools like the Floret Academy, Bailey Bedrock College, Covenant Group of Schools, Adeola Odutola Elementary School, Success Foundation Nursery and Primary School, Treasure Children College, Joshua Caleb Nursery and Primary School, Tai Solarin University of Education Secondary School, among others.
Considering the fact that times are hard for many citizens, especially most private school teachers in the community, the beneficiaries were invited and presented a token each as a palliative package in this trying times.
The teachers in their separate remarks commended members of the Association for their kind gesture.
While reacting to the gesture, Miss Sanusi, in her words of appreciation prayed that “God will continue to strengthen the association”.
Mr. Tunde of Tai Solarin University of Education Secondary School express his gratitude to the association, saying “My big thank you the National Association of Seadogs for their effort during the COVID-19 period. May Almighty God be with you all”.
In his lecture, Dr. Suleiman Abdulwasiu of All Embracing Hospital, urged the people to always adhere to the precautionary measures put in place by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Pyrates also paid a visit Eruobodo House, the Home for Special Children in Ijebu-Ode and donated to the children packs of food items.
It was no doubt a moment of fulfilment delivering the food items to the Matron of the Home and spending some quality time the children.
The President of the Ijebu/Remo branch, Comrade Jamal Apena, however called on Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) as well as the Government to put at heart the welfare of the masses, particularly the less privileged, the private school teachers in this trying times.
Apena said, “many of the teachers in the private sector received no salary since the lockdown of schools and there are lots of breadwinners among them.”