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Non Government Organization takes advocacy campaign to children in villages

Adeleke Yusuf in Abeokuta

A Non Governmental Organisation known as Budding Leaders Empowerment Initiative on Thursday took its advocacy campaign titled, “Every Child Counts” to Owudekudu village in Obafemi-Owode local government area of Ogun State.

Penpushing reports that, the campaign led by the Director of the organisation Prof.Mrs, Iyabode Kehinde,  offered to celebrate with pupils of the New life Academy ahead of the Christmas celebration.

The Director explained that the initiative was aimed to give supports to students, the vulnerable, people with disability, and rehabilitation center, as well as education, healthcare, and resources as well.

Penpushing further reports that, Kehinde recalled that the organization had earlier on Monday visited Mawuko community on campaign against drugs and other social vices known to be prevalent among the youths.

The organization boss said in the same vein, the body visited Ishoko village as well as rehabilitation centre where food stuff and other household materials were distributed to number of beneficiaries

Penpushing also reports that, she  pointed out the need to provide better tomorrow for the children, stressing that marginalization of the children must be discouraged in the society, emphasizing that,’every child coun


The Director and Visioner of the school, Pastor Henry Osie, in his remarks informed that, New life academy is “tuition free school” and it has been in existence for the past 10 years in Owu Degudu.

The cleric explained that, the academy was established by Spring of life Evangelical Ministry to support the vulnerable ones in the villages to have access to good and qualitative education.

Penpushing reports that, Director in the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development Wonuola Kazeem, while speaking advised parents to be cautious of importance of education for their children and wards, hence, their efforts should not be in vain

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