By Umar Saleh, Bauchi
A group of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) under the aegis of ‘Honourable Muntaka Muhammad Support Group’ led by its chairman Hon Hisham Shuaibu Sambo Luti, has presented meritorious awards of honour to Hon. Muntaka Muhammad Duguri and his wife Haj. Abidat Duba Muntaka.
The awards according to the group leader was essentially aimed at appreciating the myriads of disability-centered projects Hon Duguri has executed which singled him as the only Disablity friendly politician who has the interest of PWDs at heart in Bauchi state.
The group, INN reports, was created by Mr Hisham Shuaibu Sambo luti, who is also the chairman of Bauchi Local Government Person with Disabilities, People Democratic party (PDP).
The awards presented to the couple according to Mr. Luti is a special way of saying a big thank you for their tireless efforts toward assisting Deaf youths and women across Bauchi State.
Sometime ago, Hon Muntaka Muhammad Duguri donated 200k to Deaf students of Adamu Tafawa Balewa College of Education Kangere, Bauchi state to support their education and reduce the hardships that students with disabilities faced in the school, and as part of his efforts for youths empowerment. Not tired with the good philontropic gesture, Hon Duguri further donated the sum of 500 thousand naira to another group of Deaf youths and women for empowerment.
The Disabilty friendly politician also donated some sewing machines and milling machines to some Disabled women in order to support them for self-reliance.
During the presentation of the awards, Mr Luti was accompanied by his wife Mrs kaltume Yusuf, the women leader of the group and Mrs Hauwa Adamu, the incumbent BSAD women leader and other key stakeholders of the group.
Finally the group leader Mr Luti thanked Hon Duguri for his tireless efforts toward supporting the Deaf community in the state and prayed Allah continue to protect and promote him to the rank of Commissioner in the administration of Bauchi state governor His Excellency Bala Abdulkhadir Mohammed.