By Nahum Sule (Taraba State Correspondent, in Jalingo)
A non-governmental organization called Maigodia Center for Youth Development Organisation, on Tuesday, donated books worth millions of Naira to Sabon Gari primary School in Jalingo, to improve the standard of education in Taraba state.
During the event, program manager of the NGO, Mr Aminu Usman, noted that the idea was to help upgrade the standard of education in Taraba state and also mark the world International day of education.
According to Usman, the NGO is committed to rendering social services in health and education, and is currently carrying out health programs in many Nigerian states.
In his words, "The donation of books, especially teachers guide, is out of our social services gesture to the education sector to boost the standard of learning in Taraba state. This has become necessary because it is part of our social responsibilities to also commemorate the world International day of education.
"We have been doing programs of this kind to schools in Taraba and other states of Nigeria. Our aim is to boost performance of young Nigerians and improve the health of the people", the program manager explained.
In his remarks, Mr. Isa Ahmed, headmaster of the school who was represented by Mrs. Comfort Yuwa, thanked Maigida for her philanthropic spirit to power the academic future of young Nigerians.
Yuwa while praying for the gesture to be extended to other schools in Taraba, appealed for government presence to put Sabon Gari primary School Jalingo into better learning condition. NNL.