In fulfilling its cardinal mandate of assisting the less privileged especially persons with disabilities, the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People Centre Jos has donated food items to Plateau State School of the Deaf to ameliorate the hardships being faced by the Students of the Citadel of learning.

While presenting the foodstuffs to the management of the School, the Director of the Centre, Chief Ayuba Gufwan lauded the resilience, determination and courage of the Students.

He disclosed that available statistics have shown that there are about 13 Million out of School Children and people with disabilities form part of the figure. He therefore urged them to work hard, take their studies seriously and work towards developing their potentials in order to contribute their quota to Nation building.

While encouraging the Students, Chief Ayuba admonished them not to look at their disabilities as a kiss of death nor allow same to limit them. He urged them to cultivate right attitude despite their predicament.

He said the intervention became necessary considering the food challenges being faced in the School. He called on government, Organizations and well spirited individuals to come to the aid of the school with interventions that will address the food challenges, equip the library and motivate the Staff.

Principal of the School, Mrs Nanbam Silas in her remarks while receiving the donation on behalf of the School applauded the Centre for the humanitarian intervention to the School and for always identifying with them in their trying moments.
She described the Centre as a Messiah and Friend of the School.

She promised that the School will make good use of the food items and ensure the students are fed the Students well so they can produce better academic outcomes.

Head Girl of the School, Miss Nantagham Timothy and the Head Boy, Sylvanus Awulo who could not hide their joy lauded the centre for the humanitarian gesture and prayed God to open more doors so they can reached out to more people.

The food items donated were 22 Bags of Maize, 8 Bags of Millet, 5 Bags of Rice, 4 Bags of Beans, 5 Bags of Garri and 5 Jerry Cans of Palm Oil.


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