HRM Oba Saheed Elegushi, a name synonymous with community service and unwavering dedication to the well-being of others, has etched his mark on the hearts and landscapes of the Ikate Kingdom. His tireless efforts have not only improved lives but also ignited a spirit of progress and empowerment within the community.
Championing health and well-being:
Oba Saheed Elegushi’s commitment to health is evident in his initiative of free medical outreach programs in the Ikate community. By providing access to crucial medical services, he has empowered residents to prioritize their health and seek timely interventions.
Oba Saheed Elegushi also floated an initiative that prioritizes the well-being of the girl child. The initiative sees to the distribution of sanitary pads to all the female students in the two secondary schools in Ikate Kingdom on monthly basis.
This dedication to preventative care has demonstrably improved the overall health and well-being of the community.
Investing in education and knowledge:
Oba Saheed Elegushi’s understanding of the power of education is reflected in his generous donation of the Lagos research center to LASU. This significant contribution provides students with access to cutting-edge facilities and resources, fostering a culture of academic excellence and research.
He also supports indigents students by paying their tution fees and offering them scholarships. His commitment to education paves the way for a brighter future for generations to come.
A voice for progress and understanding:
Oba Saheed Elegushi has consistently used his platforms to sensitize Nigerians on critical public matters and the benefits of government interventions. He advocates for transparency and accountability, fostering a sense of civic engagement and encouraging citizens to actively participate in shaping their communities. His voice serves as a bridge between the public and the government, promoting a more informed and empowered citizenry.
Empowering a greener future:
Recognizing the detrimental impact of firewood on the environment and health, Oba Saheed Elegushi spearheaded the “Trash for Gas” initiative. This innovative program incentivizes residents to exchange plastic waste for gas cylinders, promoting both environmental awareness and a cleaner future. This initiative not only reduces deforestation but also improves the health and safety of residents by eliminating harmful smoke inhalation from firewood.
His contributions are a testament to the power of compassion, vision, and unwavering dedication. He serves as an inspiration to all, reminding us that even the smallest acts of kindness and generosity can have a ripple effect, transforming lives and building a brighter future for all.