L-R, the Special Adviser to the Ambassador, Mr. Inamura; Ambassador Yutaka Kikuta; Mrs. Tosin Taiwo; Ms. Yomi Alder Project Manager, Street to School Initiative; and the GGP coordinator, Mr. Femi Odebiyi.

By Victor Gotevbe,

Alimosho Local Government Area in Lagos State was thrown into great jubilation on Friday, September 14, 2018 when the Embassy of Japan, led by His Excellency, Yutaka Kikuta, The Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria brought succor to members of the community following the handover exercise  of  the newly improved Ikola Primary Health Care Centre implemented by Street to School, Initiative.

The project is valued at the sum of $69,432, funded by the Japanese Government in order to equip the Primary Health Centre, thereby enhancing health services. It is hoped by the Japanese people and Government that it would further strengthen bilateral relations between Nigeria and Japan.

Mrs. Tosin Taiwo, Founder of Street to School Initiative expressed gratitude to the Japenese Government  for funding the project.  “We are excited and honoured to have our request granted by the Japanese Government as all the community children and women can now have access to quality health care services” says Mrs. Taiwo.

The event had in attendance The Commissioner for Wealth Creation And Employment, Honourable Uzamat Akinbile;  Alajasa of Ajasa, Oba Sule Suberu; Council Chairman of Agbado/Oke-Odo LCDA;  Dr. Arogundade; President of CAN, Agbado/Oke-Odo LCD; The Chief Imam, Agbado/Oke-Odo and other dignitaries.


Ambassador Yutaka Kikuta with Mrs. Tosin Taiwo, Founder of Street to School Initiative, (the implementing partner) and friends from Lagos Business School, SSM 8.

he Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, Amb. Yutaka Kikuta with the pupils of Street to School Initiative after a brilliant performance in dance at the commissioning exercise of Ikola Primary Healthcare Centre, Alimosho LGA.


he Alajasa of Ajasa land, Oba Sule Suberu; The Ambassador, Toyota Kikuta and Mrs. Tosin Taiwo, Founder of Street to School Initiative


Council Manager, Agbado/Oke-Oke LCDA,: the Special Adviser to the Ambassador; Mr. Inamura; Alajasa of Ajasa land, Oba Sule Suberu; Ambassador Yutaka Kikuta; and Mrs. Tosin Taiwo