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Al-Makura To Sponsor Education Of Six-year-old Cripple

Posted: Jun 11, 2015 at 12:15 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has promised to sponsor the education of a six-year old cripple, Ismaila Dantani, from primary to tertiary institution.

Dantani, who hails from Ashangwa in the Lafia Local Government area of the state, is among the Internally Displaced Persons taking refuge in Lafia after one of the communal crises that engulfed the state last year.

Dantani was sighted by Al-Makura while inspecting flood prone areas in Bukan-Sidi on the Lafia-Jos highway.

Dantani also received N50,000 donation and a tricycle from the Governor.

“I will take responsibility of sheltering, feeding and educational needs of this young disabled,” Al-Makura said. The Special Assistant to Governor Almakura on Media and Publicity, Ahmed Tukur, said the Governor was moved by the plight of the boy and decided to sponsor his education and custody.

“The Governor has a lot of sympathies for the physically-challenged persons and has always shown interest in promoting and protecting them.”