Scouting in Action

Ilorin South Local Association's Compassionate Community Engagement

In a heartwarming display of solidarity and service, members of the Ilorin South Local Association recently embarked on a transformative community service initiative at Oja Oba Ilorin, Kwara State. Their commitment to making a positive difference was evident as they engaged in traffic control and environmental cleaning, embodying the spirit of scouting while uplifting their local community.

The success of the community service endeavor was a testament to the dedication and passion of the scout members, who seized the opportunity to promote scouting values and contribute to the well-being of their community. Amidst the hustle and bustle of Oja Oba Ilorin, their presence served as a beacon of hope and compassion, touching the lives of those they encountered in profound ways.

One poignant moment during the service exemplified the impact of the scout members’ actions. Upon encountering children who had misplaced their school bags and other belongings in a Keke Napep, the scout members sprang into action, providing assistance and ensuring the safe return of the children to their home. The gratitude expressed by the children’s mother served as a poignant reminder of the significance of their intervention, bringing joy and relief to a family in need.

Additionally, the visit to the Emir palace and interaction with top-ranking officials further underscored the importance of community engagement and fostering positive relationships within the community. Through their respectful demeanor and commitment to service, the scout members showcased the values of scouting while strengthening ties with local authorities and community leaders.

As the saying goes, “the more we are together, the happier we shall be.” This sentiment encapsulates the essence of the Ilorin South Local Association’s community service initiative, highlighting the power of unity and collective action in creating meaningful change. The pictures captured during the service not only document the tangible impact of their efforts but also serve as a visual testament to the spirit of camaraderie and service that defines the scouting movement.

In conclusion, the community service undertaken by the Ilorin South Local Association at Oja Oba Ilorin, Kwara State, serves as a shining example of the transformative potential of scouting in strengthening communities and uplifting those in need. Through their selfless actions and unwavering commitment to service, the scout members embody the true spirit of scouting, leaving a lasting impact on the hearts and minds of all who are touched by their compassion and dedication.

Project Information


Ilorin South Local Association Embark On Community Service At OJA OBA ILORIN KWARA


Oja Oba Ilorin, Kwara State


February 7, 2024

Local Association District Commissioner:

Bamidele Victor (John.k)


Benefits & Impacts

The engagement of scout members in traffic control and environmental cleaning not only improved the physical environment but also fostered a sense of camaraderie and unity within the community, strengthening social bonds.