Juwon Lawal Razaq
3 min readJul 14


Embracing Responsibility and Integrity: My Journey as a Health Prefect and Time Keeper.


Growing up, we are shaped by various experiences that mold our character and instill values within us. In my case, being recognized as a clean, honest, and well-organized person during my childhood had a profound impact on my sense of responsibility and integrity. This article delves into my primary school days when I was nominated as a health prefect and time keeper, highlighting the valuable lessons and skills I learned during this period.

A Foundation of Cleanliness and Honesty:

From an early age, cleanliness and honesty were deeply ingrained in my upbringing. I was taught the importance of personal hygiene, cleanliness of surroundings, and the impact it has on our overall well-being. These principles fostered a sense of responsibility towards maintaining a healthy environment for myself and others.

Taking on the Role of Health Prefect:

When I was nominated as the health prefect in my primary school, I felt honored and motivated to fulfill the responsibilities entrusted to me. As a health prefect, I actively promoted hygiene practices among my fellow students. I organized campaigns and workshops to raise awareness about the importance of handwashing, dental hygiene, and proper waste management. Through these initiatives, I aimed to create a culture of health-consciousness and instill lifelong habits that contribute to a healthier society.

The Significance of Being a Time Keeper:

In addition to my role as a health prefect, I was also nominated as a time keeper, a position that taught me the value of punctuality and organization. I was responsible for ensuring that students and teachers adhered to the school schedule, from morning assemblies to class transitions. Being a time keeper required meticulous planning, effective communication, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This experience honed my organizational skills and emphasized the importance of respecting and valuing other people’s time.

Lessons Learned:

During my tenure as a health prefect and time keeper, I learned valuable life lessons that continue to shape my character. First and foremost, I understood the significance of responsibility and the impact of my actions on others. I developed strong leadership qualities as I motivated my peers to adopt healthy habits and adhere to schedules. Moreover, I…



Juwon Lawal Razaq

Founder of Africent Group ( www.africentgroup.com) Member, Forbes Business Council , Member Commonwealth Entrepreneur’s Club.