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Beautiful! Corps Member Renovates the only Health Centre at Kwara Community



This is so inspiring!

Olayemi Ajibola. Photo Credit: Twitter – @chexfactor

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Member, Olayemi Ajibola was deployed to Oyun in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State. On getting there, he was shocked to see the state of the only Health Centre in the area.

“You could see the sky from the lobby of the PHC,” Olayemi wrote on Twitter.

He made up his mind to renovate the facility, took it as his personal Community Development Service (CDS) project, and today the facility is way better than what it was.

Photo Credit: Twitter – @chexfactor

Olayemi shared the story on Twitter. Read below:


  1. Vee

    March 11, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    Excellent!!! may you be rewarded immensely!
    Question is, all these “persons” that came nicely dressed for the commissioning, where were they before you did this awesome project. May you never lack a job after your NYSC.

    • Author Unknown

      March 12, 2017 at 1:47 am

      @ Vee. See, in life, when you’ve done the right thing, you don’t bother shaming those that didn’t, as your act alone has spoken volumes. You only hope that someone has learnt from it.

  2. omolorin

    March 11, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    Warm and sincere appreciation from a Kwara boy, Yemi. May God be with you in your future endeavours. The extent at which Nigerian polooticians neglect basic things is too sad. God should just kill all of them already so people can be better off.

  3. Sade

    March 12, 2017 at 12:02 am

    Very impressive. These are the true heroes. Change starts from us too. This article should have hundred of comments. Gossip should not be the only thing generating comments. We need to change out main priorities.
    Olayemi Ajibola may God bless you and reward you beyond your imagination. His grace will shine upon you.

    • Tony

      March 13, 2017 at 5:58 am

      @Sade Thanks for pointing this out. We neglect things that create huge impact and better lives and focus on trivial gossip, bad news n negativity. Kudos to this guy I feel ashamed because no matter how little we all can make a difference. Our common excuse is the govt is bad.
      Meanwhile divorce and cheating or failed marriages should not be an obsession to most people as often displayed on BN. Many love negative news about others to make them feel better about their own miseries. That’s just wrong! Congrats Mr Olayemi.

  4. Ladybird

    March 12, 2017 at 12:06 am

    You are a true leader and this is is worthy of emulation.!!!! You are doing what others are afraid to do. I believe that if we all do the same no matter how small the task seem or what field we are in, we can make a difference to make African countries better. I’m inspired!

  5. Omolambe Busayo

    March 12, 2017 at 12:24 am

    May God reward you for this, awesome stuff!!!

  6. tunmi

    March 12, 2017 at 12:29 am

    I am beaming from ear to ear. Congratulations. Especially at this part, “even if my name fades, they will know NYSC helped them” Seriously well done.

    But seeing as a corner did it… Local govt, what were you doing?

  7. Anon

    March 12, 2017 at 1:07 am

    The Sarakis Kwara. Doesn’t Toyin Saraki have a healthcare foundation?

    • samira

      March 13, 2017 at 9:36 pm

      She does, I recall she upgraded the children’s hospital and orphanage in Kwara a long time ago. These days I see her foundation trains and deploys midwives. One of the few first lady foundations that has lived past guber tenures.

  8. Anon

    March 12, 2017 at 1:09 am

    Very well done lad!

    • Jani

      March 13, 2017 at 8:59 pm

      Nice community development program, hope the government maintains the health Centre.

  9. Author Unknown

    March 12, 2017 at 1:45 am

    It’s not just what you’ve done, Olayemi, but for me how humble you are about it. God Bless you, and may you be a shining example to others.

  10. Asbestos?

    March 12, 2017 at 1:56 am

    Asbestos ke? Nigerians still use asbestos to build houses? Aren’t they known to cause (lung) cancer. Please correct me if I’m wrong.

    • samira

      March 13, 2017 at 9:29 pm

      Asbestos is downright dangerous, but the boy had good intentions.

  11. Patrick

    March 12, 2017 at 2:31 am

    Good job young man, this are the pple we need to run things in our country. God bless!!

  12. truth

    March 12, 2017 at 2:51 am

    I am very proud of this corper.

  13. Kay

    March 12, 2017 at 3:32 am

    Well done guys, such a noble thing to do. But there is a more fundamental question to ask ourselves. Should we leave our health facilities at the mercy of charity donations? How sustainable is this? Why should the community hospital in any be in such state of neglect? We have to organise as Nigerians and make our leaders accountable!

  14. Nakoms

    March 12, 2017 at 5:41 am

    Instead of cursing the darkness you lit a candle. Thank you!

  15. Madman

    March 12, 2017 at 6:37 am

    The Sarakis robbed Kwara state blind.

    • Jani

      March 13, 2017 at 9:17 pm

      Did they? Or are you just repeating malicious false rumours? Go round Kwara, you’ll see power stations, water works, industrial farms, farm schools, a modern diagnostic centre, aviation college, community health insurance, Kwara State university, roads, all established by Saraki during his tenure as’ll even see a state of the art health Centre that Saraki’s wife brought to Eruku community in 2015 years after Saraki’s tenure as governor ended in 2011. This is 2017, 6 years after Saraki stopped being Kwara Governor, so i’m more interested in knowing what the current Governor Ahmed and his wife are doing apart from buying up America, the corper says this health center was abandoned for 2 years, the mathematics of administrative neglect does not add up to Saraki, unless you add innumeracy to malice. My two kobo.

  16. Authentic Sunshine

    March 12, 2017 at 6:42 am

    Welldone. You are a star. God bless you

  17. Fifi

    March 12, 2017 at 7:54 am

    Made me proud, may Gods favour encompass him Amen

  18. chick

    March 12, 2017 at 8:57 am

    God bless u immensely for this great act of yours. For putting the health of the indigines first before yourself, you shall be selected for good out of thousands. Change begins with us.

  19. fatimah

    March 12, 2017 at 10:23 am

    Congrat bro really happy for you ajibutty

  20. KIMONO

    March 12, 2017 at 11:39 am

    great job!!!!! May God reward you immensely

  21. Dee

    March 12, 2017 at 2:14 pm

    Wow! This really touched me. God bless you greatly

  22. Bruness

    March 12, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    My mum always says that a parents job includes helping their children discover themselves and their craft and teaching them to be of service to others. This young man is preparing himself for greatness. God bless him truly.

  23. happygogirl

    March 12, 2017 at 11:24 pm

    Weldone correct guy, God bless you for keeping the NYSC dream alive!

  24. Abdulrahman H. T.

    March 13, 2017 at 4:16 am

    Great job from good mind. I say well done.Keep it up!But in all of these, Where are you Chairman, Supervisory Councillor health etc Moro Local Government? Hmmmm

  25. Nice

    March 13, 2017 at 9:55 am


  26. afia

    March 13, 2017 at 10:11 am

    A young man with such a big heart…God has already blessed you dear.
    Change indeed begins with us as individuals

  27. Enn

    March 13, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    This is so great..I”m happy for the community & happier to know that there are still good people out there…Well done Jibola

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