‘The tutorials which would kickstart with SS3 students would include English language and Mathematics’
National Association of Seadogs (Pyrate Confraternity), Onitsha, Anambra State has set up outdoor classrooms tutorials for Junior and Senior Secondary students at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Crowder Memorial Primary School, Onitsha.
President of the group, Engr Emeka Uwaechia disclosed this during a visit to the camp where they donated relief materials including mattresses, mats, pillows, soaps and detergents to the flood victims.
Other items donated were educational items, including adjustable white teaching boards, disinfectants, toiletries, sanitary pads for men and women, insecticides, food materials and other items for upkeep of the flood victims.
Uwaechia said the tutorials which would kickstart with Senior Secondary 3 students would include English language and Mathematics in line with curriculum of the Ministry of education.
He added that the lectures would run three times a week untill the flood receded.
He said, “NAS is a non political, non religious, detribalised registered International Organisation whose cardinal objectives are enshrined in the words, ‘SERVICE TO HUMANITY’.
“Lectures commenced with SSS3 students being taught Mathematics and English in line with the curriculum of the state Ministry of education.
“The lectures will continue next week three times a week till the flood subsides.”
While thanking the camp officials for their efforts in maintaining decorum in the facility, Uwaechia said the gesture was part of the group’s corporate social responsibilities.
Responding, Manager of the camp, Hon. Kenneth Obulum was full of thanks to members of the group for the gesture, praying God to reward them.
“Before today, you had visited here three times. We appreciate all the items you brought to us, especially the mats because some of these children have been sleeping on bare floor.
“There was a particular night my colleague and I came to the camp and saw about four children using their clothes to wrap themselves. Infact, we had to give them our own foam. It was a pitiful sight to behold,” he said.