The commissioning of the 3-classroom block funded by Selfless 4 Africa, and implemented by team SMART-gang.
Speaking at the event, Mrs. Udemeabasi Mbobo thanked His Excellency the Governor of Akwa Ibom State for sustaining the Free and Compulsory Education Policy in the State and Her Excellency for always supporting everything good. She applauded the SMART-Gang Founder, Amb. Nature-Iboro Edet for being able to spot the lack of educational facility problem in Edonwik community and following it up with a construction of the school block without having to wait for the government and sued for more young people to learn from Nature-Iboro’s act of human kindness. She added that young people should always think about how they can give back to the society.
A representative of the Abuja Global Shapers Community being one of the project partners, Mr. Ejike Otti commended the team for a job well done and prayed that more impacts would be done through them.
Responding on behalf of the Community, the Village Head, Chief Edwin Edwin Ante thanked Amb. Nature-Iboro Edet and her team for coming to their aid. He also thanked the Governor and His dear wife through the Education Boss for beating the odds to grace the occasion and for their support towards the project while pleading for more inclusion of the Community in the Government’s Agenda.
High point of the occasion was the official unveiling of the school block, classroom inspection, naming of the school which is now called EDONWIK MODEL SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE (a.k.a. Centre for Education, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and the Global Citizen) and presentation of an award to one of the team members, Mr. Daniel Umana Edet as the Most Supportive and Outstanding Volunteer.
Also present at the Event was the Vice Chancellor of Virtual University for International Relation.