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Foundation builds free primary school for orphans, less-privileged children in Warri 

A Non-Governmental Organization, Clever Minds Educational Foundation, has built the first free Private Primary School in Iyara community, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

The school that was opened on Saturday, September 4, 2021, was built for orphans and underprivileged out-of-school children, the founder revealed.

Among the dignitaries that were present includes Chairman WSLG, Dr. Michael Tidi; Dr Paddy Emmanuel Iyamu; Mr Alex Omiogbemi; Mrs Elohor Smooth; Mrs Bawo-Oteri; Prophet Johnbul Marierie and a host of others.

According to the founder of the foundation, Mr. Zion Oshiobugie, the school was built in four months (May-August 2021) by the kindness of good-hearted persons, he noted that the school will contribute to the reduction of the number of out-of-school children in Delta state and Nigeria at large. 

Oshiobugie noted that the Foundation has been harnessing talents in the rural area of Iyara community since May 2020, embarking on several projects in that community like the community mentorship project, the giveback project, the Covid Kind Project, Project Count Every Child, and the recent Project Engage Iyara Community.  

The founder explained that he came to Warri at the age of 16, as a domestic help in 2004 and worked till 2008, rather pay him for his service his then-boss Engr. Nnamdi Onyeka insisted on sending Mr. Zion Oshiobugie to the Petroleum training institute. This act of love by Engr Nnamdi onyeka 17 years ago, made Mr. Zion very passionate about helping orphans and underprivileged children harness their potentials through access to quality education. 

“The Cleverminds School Iyara is the second school operated by the Cleverminds Educational Foundation as they have their first school in Edjeba community and have been graciously granted a license to operate by His Excellency Sen. Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa through the ministry of Basic Education Delta state,” he added.

See photos below…

Clever Minds Free Primary School, Iyara

During the official opening ceremony of Clever Minds Free Primary School, Iyara

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