In a bid to educate the pupils on the importance and benefits of taking fruits regularly, a private school in Akute, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State known as Happy Valley International School had organized a Fruit Day.
According to the proprietress of the school, Mrs. Esther Ehiaguina, the Fruit Day that took place on the 23rd of February at the school premises is meant to enlighten the school children about nutritional benefits of fruits.
Her words: “Fruit day is a day set aside to teach the children advantages of taking fruits and what it gives to the body.
“The presentations on Fruit Day organized by the pupils and management of the school come with bringing different types of fruit put together and either grinded to make fruit juice or slice to pieces for the pupils to drink or eat.
“We also participate in the discussion on the benefits of fruits and the actual eating of fruits, with an objective to educate children about the importance and consumption of fruits in the regular diet, we celebrated it greatly and all the children enjoyed the fruits.”
The event was really a fun-filled and educative event as pupils are teachers learn and catch fun at the same time.