A Senior Secondary Student, Abeedah Alabi of Jakande Estate Comprehensive Senior College, Abesan, Ipaja, has created an “E-Trash Box” innovation.
This came even as the Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, TG/PS, Education District 1, Barrister Margaret Titilayo Solarin showered encomium her.
E-Trash Box is a device that helps to reduce the cost and frequency of waste collection. It saves time while reducing the cost and labour of waste management. It helps individuals and households save hours of sorting bottles, cartons, cardboard and plastics for recycling.
Meanwhile, the video of the noble initiative, which caught the attention of Mobile Telephone Network, MTN, was shared as “Episode 3” on MTN mPulse Meet the Genius platform for the month of June, 2020.
The TG/PS described the creativity of the talented teenager as marvellous and outstanding, especially as it aligned with the Health and Environment initiative of the present administration in the continuous campaign for proper refuse disposal methods and good environmental hygiene
According to her, “The spirit of creativity and innovation exhibited by Abeedah should again send the right signal to other students whom, she said, should realise that dedication to learning and research are very critical in making a head-way in life.”
The Tutor-General also commended the School Principal and Teachers, especially the ICT Teacher, Mr. Soji Megbowon, who won the 2nd Best National Maltina Teachers Award 2019, and recently donated “Internet Of Things” (IOT) laboratory to the school.