by Christians Gokyo, Jos
PLATEAU STATE – A non-governmental organization, ‘Aytam Global Charity Care Foundation,’ Nasarawa Gwom of Jos North local government area of Plateau State, has stressed the need for spirited individuals in the country to develop a plan for the assistance of the less-privileged in the society.
Founder of the NGO, Engr Muhammad Shuaibu Abubakar, while making the call, said the school had in the past assisted several less-privileged individuals, who would not have the opportunity to go to school, adding that, there is an urgent need to cater for the ever-increasing numbers of those, who are in dare need for help because of their conditions.
He stressed that, such support from wealthy people will provide relief to thousands of people, who are interested in furthering their education, but have no money, and urged the Plateau State Government and other states in the country to always dedicate resources for the advancement of less-privileged individuals in their respective states.
According to him, he has so far provided support to less-privileged to girls, who are currently receiving education at the Foundation Centre.
Speaking on the ‘Award for Excellent Performance’ given to the foundation in recognition of its educational contribution to the society by World Humanitarian Aid Support Development Forum, Engr Abubakar expressed delight with the nomination.
He equally expressed his appreciation with the role played by chairperson of the organization, Dr Lillian and Hajiya Jamila A. Umaru, respectively, for the kindness and generosity shown to the management of the foundation, and also thanked all those, who contributed in ensuring the successful award for the foundation.
Engr Abubakar noted that, the Humanitarian Award ceremony, which took place at Sandralia Hotel, in Abuja, was attended by personalities, among who was Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and Abubakar Malami (SAN).
Others, who were physically present at the award ceremony, included Dr Iliya Sharma, Barrister Fidelis Ugbo, HRH Prof Chudhury Musharraf Hussain, President of UNNSC, Mrs Faika Ahmed, Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs, Zamfara State, and Asmau Benzier Leo, executive director of center for non-violence and gender advocacy in Nigeria, among other recipients of the award ceremony.