The Ijebu/Remo/Ifo chapter in Ogun state, Katamaran Deck in collaboration with the Northern California in USA, AftaShok Deck of the National Association of Seadogs paid a courtesy visits to some institutions and organisations around Katamaran geographical location on the 7th of April, 2021 and they were sensitized on a continous COVID-19 prevention protocols with the support of the pandemic preventive materials as a donation in commemoration of the World Health Day.
The president of Ijebu/Remo/Ifo chapter; Olugbenga Akindele took the lead with some of the members of the association who championed the course of the project as a Medical Mission which is one of their social responsibilities to humanities. He also made it known, the NAS Medical Mission is one of the fundamental programmes under the National Association of Seadogs.
Some of the institutions and organisations that benefited from the NAS medical mission are as follow which was in turns positive comments and appreciations;
a) NPF, Divisional Police Headquarter, Igbeba, Ijebu ode.
b) Ijebu Ode Grammar School, Ijebu Ode.
c) The Public Health Care,
Ijebu-Ode L.G.A, Itoro, ijebu ode, Ogun State.
d) So-Safe Corps, Ijebu Zonal Commnad. Itoro, Ijebu ode.
Speaking with Chief Olusesan Joseph Odufuwa, the Principal Senior School, Ijebu Grammar School, Ijebu – Ogun state who expressed his feelings and appreciation with some of his staffs that he’s not a member but the “Pyrates” he knows back in the 80’s when he was in the college happened to be friendly, non violence and they’re one of the best students. He spoke further that some of the public secondary school children are wayward by engaging in illicit drugs, cultism and Yahoo Yahoo but the management of the school has a means of rehabilitating the students which is not enough but he’ll implore the doggedness and intellectual capability of the National Association of Seadogs to come to the aid or create an avenue in the public secondary schools where children will be sensitized on moral behaviours and focus more on their education in order to be great in life.
The Secretary to the Local Government, Mr. Oluwo Amos and on behalf of the head of the Council commended the National Association of Seadogs and appreciated the medical mission brought to their institution. He stretched further that their institution is open for invites in any of the association subsequent programmes or if it requires collaboration.
Appreciation was also extended to the National Association of Seadogs by the Director of Public Health Care, Ijebu – Ode L.G.A, Itoro, Ijebu-Ode through Mrs. Abiola Bakare (Ag. Public Health Care Coordinator) and Mr. Ayonkoya Quadri, the Zonal Commander, So – Safe Corps, Ijebu Zonal Command, Itoro, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
In addition to the medical mission project, a zoom Q & A session was organized on the 10th of April, 2020 by the 2 chapters of the National Association of Seadogs as mentioned earlier by shedding more light to the members of these institutions/organisations and the general public on the awareness of COVID-19 Vaccines Effectiveness: AstraZeneca pros and cons with four seasoned medical health practitioners home and abroad.
Finally, the president Katamara Deck (Ijebu Ode/Remo/Ifo Chapter) of the National Association of Seadogs, Olugbenga Akindele used this medium to extend his profound appreciations to the leadership of AftaShok Deck (Northern California, USA Chapter) Edwin Oyubu and his members, panelists and all the participants that made the medical mission a success.