The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Thursday donated improved learning materials for pupils in basic schools in Taraba State.
Director General of the agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh while presenting the items to school children in Jalingo said the gesture was the agency’s move to improve the quality of teaching and learning and part of the agency’s efforts to support the education of children in Taraba State.
Jamoh also said the agency had procured medical equipment to also boost primary health care services in the St
ate.He advised benefiting clinics to make judicious use of the equipment to enhance health care services to indigent people.
“This is part of the agency’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative across the 36 states of the Federation and the FCT.
“If we succeed in helping to ensure that some students improve academically, we would make a difference.
“I want to appeal that the materials donated today be used judiciously to give the children the best,” he urged.
Director of Relief, Taraba State Emergency Management Agency (TASEMA), Mr Anthony Danu in a remark blamed inadequate provision of teaching and learning equipment in public schools, as it was a major challenge for basic education in the state.