SCI Hands Over Latrines, Classrooms to Yobe State Govt
Save the Children International (SCI), a Non-Governmental organisation, has donated newly constructed latrines and rehabilitated classrooms to the Yobe state government.
Mr Usman Adamu Bisalla, Education Coordinator for SCI’s Education Cannot Wait initiative (ECW), said the organisation had rehabilitated two blocks of classrooms and constructed two blocks of latrines in Galadima and Girigiri primary schools in Nguru.
He added that similar projects had also been carried out in two other local government areas of Bade and Potiskum.
According to him SCI had trained 250 youth on various vocational skills and provided them with startup kits in the three LGAs.
The beneficiaries according to him were trained on tailoring, barbing, hairdressing, makeup, knitting among others.
The Coordinator added that beneficiaries had also been equipped with startup kits to support their entrepreneurial endeavours and enhance their economic viability.
Bisalla expressed appreciation to the Yobe state government for its support and urged them to expand the interventions to areas beyond SCI’s reach.
Dr. Muhammad Idriss, the Commissioner for Education, lauded SCI for its significant contributions to the state’s education sector.
He called on other organisations, philanthropists, and individuals to emulate SCI’s philanthropic gesture.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Alhaji Modu Kachalla expressed gratitude, stating that SCI’s interventions align with the state government’s developmental agenda.
He said the donation and support from SCI would undoubtedly play a crucial role in improving educational facilities and empowering the youth in Yobe state.