Emotions ran high as staffs and students of Champions Group of School, Ehika Dagu, in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State watched as Tazan Saahibfatiu Onimisi Foundation doled out eduacational materials to the school.
Tazan Saahibfatiu Onimisi Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, as part of efforts to improve educational standard in the society, recently visited the school and donated educational materials worth thousands of naira.
Earlier, the founder of the Foundation, Tazan Saahibfatiu Onimisi, disclosed that the gesture was one of the sole mandate of his foundation in ensuring the less privilege get access to quality education and also give the vulnerable in the society a sense of belonging.
He further stressed that the exercise was part of his foundations effort to advance learning in core rural communities in the state.
He said the gesture was a way of complimenting government’s efforts in education in the state.
Tazan told beneficiaries not to allow the fact that their school is located in a rural area affect their aspirations in life.
“If you, students, of Champions Group of school should study well and grow through sound parental care, the sky will not only be your limit but your stepping stone to greatness,” he said.
He urged the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the materials for self improvement, as he promised that his foundation will not relent at impacting on the needy in the society.
In his opening remark, the proprietor of the school, Mr. Omeiza Ekundayo Philip while expressing his excitement towards the items donated promised his staff will judicious put the educational materials to best use.
While thanking the donor for the benevolence, he lamented that schools in rural areas suffer so much neglect. He however said the gesture would improve educational standard of the community dwellers.
He added that the school for a while has been in shortage of educational materials and equipment, while lauding Tazan Foundation for putting smiles on the face of the staff and student of the school.
Staff of the school who spoke at the event noted that the educational materials donated will avail them and the student more texts and equipment to ease teaching and impacting knowledge.