February 4, 2018

Why parents must invest in children’s education – Hon. Rita Orji

Why parents must invest in children’s education – Hon. Rita Orji

File: Children

A member of the House of Representatives (Ajeromi – Ifelodun) Federal Constituency,  Hon. Rita Orji, says  giving children qualitative education is the greatest investment parents must consider.

Orji spoke at the donation of two buses to her constituency under the programme,  Hon. Rita   Goes to School.

“This will enable school children to have free ride to school in Ajegunle and environs”, she said. According to her, the bus ride project would ease the problem of transport faced by students in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area. These buses will be stationed strategically to pick school children in Ajegunle by 7am to and from school – Monday to Friday.

Orji explained that the bus ride project will relieve parents of the expenses incurred in transporting their children to school and other minor educational expenses, adding that it is intended to encourage and motivate students to study hard in school. She noted that what she is doing today, they too can likewise do better in the future.

According to Paul Ikherovba, a member of the lawmaker’s media/publicity team with their principal also visited  residents of Zumuratu Rasheed who experienced a fire incident at Ojo Road, Ajegunle. She donated building materials to the victims to enable them rebuild their burnt houses.