Old students offer free medical outreach to community
The former students of Egba Obafemi Grammar School (EOCGS) have offered a free medical outreach to residents and indigenes of the Obafemi community located in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of Ogun State
Penpushing reports that, the old students led by their President, Alhaji Mutiu Dada stormed the community on Saturday, September 10, 2022, in what is better described as homecoming, to contribute their quota to healthcare of the community.
The medical outreach was equally extended to adjoining villages which include: Ategun, Agboro, Apaipai, Itoko, Shilade and Ajala among others, as a way of giving back to the community where they had lived and studied.
Penpushing further reports that a team of medical officials from Eye foundation joined the other medical team to attend to the residents whose blood pressure, sugar level, diabetes and eyes among others were tested and received medications
The residents of the popular community came out in their hundreds to partake in the exercise, which gave them the opportunity to know their mental and health status, as well as appropriate medications for them.
Penpushing also reports that, the former students also took time to visit their alma mater, held meeting in one of the classrooms, and submitted on need to rise up to the challenges of the school, which include some dilapidated structures.
The old students who came from various parts of the country and outside to be part of the historic events, in one of their resolutions agreed on need for regular quarterly meeting of the association for the benefits of individuals, community and school
Penpushing reports that, in the same vein, they visited the traditional ruler of the town, Oba Taofeek Owolabi who was also a former student of the college, and hosted them in the palace, a gathering described as re-union after years of living the school
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