Hakeem Mahmud, a serving corps member in Kwara state has renovated a tap water stand which serves as a major source of clean water in his host community.
Mahmud, who hails from Saki in the Oke Ogun Area of Oyo state is a Food Science and Nutrition graduate of the Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State. He was posted to Muslim Community Junior Secondary School, Shaare, Ilorin for his one year service.
While speaking with insideOYO.com, Mahmud with the state code KW/17B/0654 said the tap water stand is the major source of water in his host community, Baale’s compound square and was destroyed by rainstorm before he took the responsibility of renovating.
He said: “The tap water is one of the major sources of getting water for the people living around the area. Unfortunately, it was damaged by heavy rainstorm. And I took the responsibility of renovating it in other to be able to put it into usage.”
When asked about what he intends to get from the renovation either from individual, community or government.
He said: “I carried out this project purely on charity work note and not in return of favour of any kind from an individual, organisation or the government or as the case may be.”