The Lagos State Head of Service, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola has unveiled
the redesigned and remodeled Public Service Staff Development Centre
(PSSDC) Library done by a corps member, Miss. Omobolanle Ogunnaike as
a Personal Community Development Service project which is one of the
cardinal programmes of the year long service.
The HOS, while unveiling the project redesigned from a 20-seater open
Reading Room to a modern individualised 34-seater Reading Room,
acknowledged the corps member’s traits of excellence, tenacity, and
resilience to succeed.
While urging parents to encourage children in whatever profession they
choose, she described her as a good child who should be emulated by
other children as she is an epitome of excellence.
The Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions, Mr. Benson
Akintola Oke extolled the corps member’s brilliance, saying she has
brought her scientific orientation to bear by remodeling the library
and urged everyone to support such philanthropy to develop our
In her remarks, the Director General of PSSDC, Mrs. Olubunmi Fabamwo
said Ogunnaike’s project offers a unique ambience to Library users on
all subjects, attesting that “libraries offer a unique ambience for
users to get much needed information about subjects and issues of
importance and value to humanity.”
“They provide haven for research, development and investigation into
academic and non-academic matters thereby contributing to social and
national development.”
Miss Omobolanle Ogunnaike, who titled the project ‘Start Before You
Are Ready’ said she embarked on the project to give back to the
Library that served her about ten years ago in her first year of
sojourn in the university, describing the project as a dream
She explained that she solicited for sponsorship through the social
media to gather support for the project, maintaining that it is her
contribution to the society through Personal Community Development
Service which is one of the cardinal programmes of the National Youth
Service Corp.

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