by Christiana Gokyo, Jos
Chairman of Jos North Local Government Council, Shehu Bala Usman, says his administration will partner any organization and individual whose activity is geared towards assisting vulnerable members of the society.
He chairman made this position known when he received a Non-Governmental Organization, ‘Smart Family,’ led by its coordinator, Aminu Abdullahi Mustapha, at his residence in Jos.
Smart Family is an NGO aimed at assisting the education of the poor as well as providing the health needs and welfare of vulnerable members of the society and also equip them with skills.
The LGC Executive Chairman said he was elated seeing young Nigerians coming together as one entity to assist the less-privileged with skills to become useful citizens.
He noted that the activity of Smart Family is also in line with the “economic rebirth philosophy” of Governor Simon Lalong.
He informed the organization that his administration will place premium on Youth and Women Empowerment and will also create a conducive atmosphere to move their education forward to an appreciable standard.
Shehu Usman assured them of the Council’s partnership and called on them to sensitize the people on peaceful coexistence.
Earlier, Coordinator of Smart Family Foundation, Aminu Abdullahi Mustapha, told the LGC chairman that they were at his house to identify with him and to seek for areas of collaboration to equip young Nigerians with skills and assist the poor in their educational pursuits and health needs.