Ikorodu Diamond Lions Club participated in the world literacy day by engaging the 3 Lagos State Adult Literacy centres in Ikorodu, one of which is a sponsored Adult centre by the club in the quiz competition.
With a professional broker present to enlightened everyone about the benefit and advantages of insurance, all best 3 centres received prizes for coming 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Lion Funmi Alabi, Educationist encouraged participants, enlightening them on the importance of knowing how to read and write. She said the centre, sponsored by Ikorodu Diamond Club since 2014 has produced many students who can now read, write and speak as progressive citizens of Lagos State in various ventures of theirs.
“Put your minds fully in your studies, age is just a number. You can still make it” Lion Funmi Alabi (who doubled up as the Quiz Master) Added
Lion Idowu Tomac (Service Chairperson) said the society should not feel responsible only for children’s education, but also for the education of adults despite their age.
Awolo centre facilitator stated their interest in the club’s return to the centre for a repeat of the program to give the beginners a sense of belonging and follow up growth.
Participants were happy having Lions in their midst and also appreciate Lions Club International for introducing such programs, asserting that hope in education is not lost.
The Club President, Lion Roseline Ogunlana NLCF encouraged participants not to relent in their studies for better intellectual enhancement.
“Anyone who stops learning is old, you could be eighty and still be learning. Learning keeps you young and makes you more valuable to society” Lion Roseline Ogunlana added
An interesting moment for all present as All Lions engaged the learners in Lions songs.
The invited centres also sought more related programs to encourage participants to know their abilities so facilitators can be motivated to do put more effort into impacting the learners.