A graduate of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ms. Adetutu Seriki, obtained the honorary presidential award from the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for serving humanity throughout his yr of service.
Seriki, together with 110 former members of the physique, obtained scholarships and automated employment within the federal public service.
The Laptop Science graduate, who labored in Ibadan, Oyo State, was honored for her group initiatives that included the development of a effectively at her major task website, Ibadan Municipal Authorities Major College, Alakia Oje Elewa, Ibadan, repairing collapsed a part of the varsity fence, garments and donating faculty sandals for 30 destitute college students, repairing a brand new gate and donating meals and private hygiene merchandise to the Jesus Kids’s Orphanage.
Presenting the award to the performing Dean, Dr. Adeoye Odedeji, she stated she had the privilege of being an award winner.
The previous scholar recalled that she solely contributed her quota to the event of the group the place she labored, with out anticipating any reward.
“It’s a nice privilege to be among the many winners and an honor for my household. Though I anticipated nothing from anybody, I used to be simply making an attempt to contribute my very own quota to assist my nation. We need not complain about every part, we even have so as to add worth to the nation.
“I sponsored the development of a effectively inside the varsity so that everybody had entry. I additionally repaired the collapsed faculty fence and repaired the varsity gate for safety causes.
“After I completed the challenge, I purchased faculty sandals for destitute college students as a result of a lot of them went to highschool barefoot. I additionally offered uniforms for different individuals, ”she stated.
Seriki requested younger individuals to cease complaining and contribute their very own quota to the event of the nation generally.
“Younger individuals should cease complaining. Nigeria is ours; be a very good younger particular person wherever you might be. It isn’t all about cash, ”she stated.
Odedeji praised the previous scholar for being a very good ambassador for polytechnic. He inspired college students to emulate it.
“It is a tonic that has introduced nice aid to our souls. It’s a well-deserved honor. You’ve gotten proven that you’re type. The flexibility to learn and write doesn’t make you distinctive and recognized, there are different points which can be ethical and behavioral.
“Training won’t be related if it doesn’t add worth to individuals. You’ve gotten represented MAPOLY in a wonderful approach and are a task mannequin. You’ve gotten fulfilled our mandate to supply helpful college students.
“Others ought to imitate you. Though the wage was not paid for six months, our effort was not in useless, in spite of everything, ”he stated.