Like Otunba Amid Oduborisa, president of Oriwu Club said, “Put your money where your mouth is”, the 50th anniversary of Oriwu Club Ikorodu came to its climax on Saturday the 16th of September 2023, as the club takes community growth to a whole new level.
In the early hours of the day, the club officially unsealed its legacy project, consisting of a block of reception, ward and doctor’s consultation room at Ikorodu General Hospital Agbala Annex.
Commissioned by HRM, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi, Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, the project obtained high praises from stakeholders across Ikorodu division, with the club’s president, Otunba Amid Adekunle Oduborisa sitting in the front row of the accolades.
According to the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, the health project falls into the category of efforts that will stand the test of time, because it is meant to save lives.
“There is a reason Amid Oduborisa became the president of Oriwu Club Ikorodu at this duration, this project justifies that he’s the perfect leader to preside over the club during this 50th anniversary”.
“Agbala Health Centre is the first in Ikorodu and everyone knows the role it plays, for Oriwu club to build this edifice to give the health structure new relevance shows what the club stands for”.
“I want to appreciate Oriwu Club Ikorodu for actualising this project, I pray God will continue to supply the club to do more” Oba Shotobi said.
Speaking to Ikorodu News Network (INN), Otunba Amid Adekunle Oduborisa disclosed that the legacy project (General Hospital Ikorodu, Agbala Annex) building consists of a block of reception, wards and Doctors’ Consulting Rooms.
According to him, the Legacy Project, with a reconstruction cost of over Thirty Million Naira (N3OM), will improve access to quality and affordable healthcare services for the people of Ikorodu.
He continued, “To meet the basic functional requirements, the hospital building demanded (from Oriwu Club Ikorodu) an estimated amount of Twenty Million Naira (N20M) for furniture and medical equipment.
“I want to salute my ever-resourceful team for their doggedness, teamwork, and industrious efforts towards promoting the good face of this club and its members”.
“My special recognition also goes to the 50th Anniversary Committee for its dedication to duties in organising these anniversary events” Oduborisa asserted.