By Philip Yatai
Chikun (Kaduna State) – A Non Governmental Organization (NGO), the Kukah Centre (TKC), Abuja has donated 48 tablets and a laptop computer to the Mahuta Primary School in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
NAN reports that TKC, a Nigeria-based policy research institute was founded by Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto.
He added that the gesture was also in line with the current administration’s effort to encourage e-learning and teaching process through the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
“Similarly, Women Initiative for Sustainable Development has equally donated hand washing facilities at Primary School Tsaunin Kura in Sabo GRA Kaduna to improve sanitation and hygiene in the school.
“Other NGOs that have been supporting us to deliver our mandate include Oando Foundation, Hope for the Village Child and Emerald-Isle Foundation,” he said.
Danmaray commended the Chairperson of the Council, Hajiya Hadiza Yahuza, over the support to education development in the area.
He revealed that the council had recently procured and distributed about 1, 000 furniture and instructional materials to primary schools in the area.
“For example, one of our school recently came second at the National Inter Primary School Quiz Competition on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).
“This is a clear indication that Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i investments in the education sector and the support from relevant stakeholders are yielding results,” he added.