One of the trustees of the Educational Initiative for Development in Western Nigeria Mr. Abayomi Sobande was in search of his father’s friend, also a teacher, Mr. Idowu who took him to his school, early in his life. In other to appreciate his effort and love bestowed on him, he was in St. James’s (Anglican) Primary School Iperu, Remo, Ogun State in May, 2016 to search for him but could not locate him. In his bid to appreciate him, he presented cheques to two teachers of the school on behalf of the NGO on their retirement service.
The first ceremony was held on Monday 25th July, 2016 in honour of Mrs. Grace Kikelomo Ogunjobi for her dedication and selfless service. The ceremony was organised by her colleagues and well-wishers of Saint James Primary School, Iperu Remo in Ogun State, where she last served as Head Teacher for a year. The event was attended by two officers of EIFDW: Moradeke Kuye and Smith Oluyomi.
The Second ceremony was held on the 13th day of December, 2016 in honour of Mrs Yetunde Olajide for her meritorious service. The ceremony was organised by her colleagues in Saint James Primary School, Iperu Remo in Ogun State, which is the school where she last served. The event was attended by two officers of EIfDW: Moradeke Kuye and Daniel Oluwadarasimi.