NGO donates educational materials to indigent pupils




By Musa Tanimu Nasidi


In a bid to give hope and  promote Girl Child Education and assist the less privileged students, a Non-Governmental Organization, Lokoja Action Women Progressive Association has given out  books to Three Primary schools  pupils in Lokoja.


Speaking  at the presentation of the materials at St Mary’s  LGEA  Primary School Lokoja, the President of the Association,Malama   Hajara Illiyasu,  revealed that the writing materials would help and assist parents and children who were not financially stable to purchase necessary writing materials.


“It’s our goal to promote girl Child education base of that the Association under my leadership decided to distribute this token to promote girl Child education, because when you educate a girl  you educate a nation” he said

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She said, “Since the initiative was established last year,  the association has impacted over 100 lives by taking out of school children back to school and giving necessary educational materials  to  students who are indigent but exceptionally brilliant.”


“We want to see how we can help children,especially Girls  in this community to achieve their dreams so that those who want to become doctors will still become doctors and those who want to become engineers will still become engineers.


Head Teacher of the School, Mrs Awelewa Elezabeth in are remarks thanked the association for the good gesture and appealed to other organization to emulate them.

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” Onbehalf of the teachers and parents of the beneficiaries, we want thank you for this noble gift I want to assure you that the beneficiaries would utilize the gift judiciously ”


The beneficiaries Primary Schools include: St Mary’s LGAE Primary School Lokoja, Holy Trinity  LGEA  Primary and Maha’adi LGEA Primary School Lokoja respectively

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