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NIMASA Donates Educational, Healthcare Equipment To Taraba State

Teaching and learning equipment for basic education worth millions of Naira have been given out to pupils in basic schools across the nooks and crannies of Taraba state, by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

While presenting the items yesterday in Jalingo, the state capital, Director General of the agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh, said that the gesture was part of the agency’s efforts and hard work to support the education of children in the state.

While distributing the items to the students and the Clinic by both NIMASA and SEMA officials in Jalingo, Mr Anthony Danu, Director of Relief, Taraba State Emergency Management Agency (TASEMA) pointed out that inadequate provision of teaching and learning material in public schools was a major challenge for basic education in the state.

He listed some of the equipment which are; desktop computers, printers, whiteboard, markers, assorted textbooks, writing materials, exercise books, food flasks, school bags, sandals and sucks, among many other items.

The Director General also disclosed that the agency had given medical equipment in order to enhance primary health care services in the state.

He advised benefiting clinics to administer the equipment to enhance health care to the citizens of the state.

Presenting the learning materials to Hawai Local Education Authority in Mile-Six, a suburb of Jalingo, Jamoh said that the gesture was part of NIMSA’s Corporate Social Responsibility to the state.

“This is part of the Agency’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative across the 36 states of the Federation and the FCT.

“If we succeed in helping to ensure that some students improve academically, we would have made a difference.

“We appeal that the materials donated today be used judiciously to give the children the best,’ Jamoh said.

Mallam Sa’ad Yakubu, lauded the Head Master of the school NIMASA for its support to primary education in the state.

Yakubu pledged that the school would judiciously make use of the items to achieve the goals it was meant for.

He also expressed that the items would go a long way in supporting the school in its day-to-day teaching and learning.

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