An Ambassador of Literacy in Nigeria known as Zaiyad Ismail has distributed fifty copies of learning material to children in the Luggere community in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa State. He has done this as part of his efforts to support children in education ahead of schools reopening on the 12th of October 2020.
The Ambassador of Literacy, as conferred by the World Literacy Foundation, made the distribution of learning materials to children from nursery to primary one on Sunday 11-October- 2020
Speaking at the event, the traditional head of the Luggere community, Malam Umaru Sanda, expressed his happiness over the good job done by the Ambassador for the children.
He said: “I am much happier to see this great project that will benefit our kids in Luggere ward.”
He then called on parents to handle the learning materials properly because it will benefit their children and improve their learning skills.
Malam Umaru further called on stakeholders to contribute to similar projects in order to improve the education system in the Luggere community.
On his part, Zaiyad Ismail said this project was designed by the World Literacy Foundation branch in Nigeria as part of their efforts to eradicate illiteracy in rural areas in the country and this led to the birthing of his project.
Zaiyad further explained that he believes the only way to eradicate poverty and insecurity is through the power of literacy. Therefore, he calls on government and stakeholders to prioritise the education system because literacy can help in reducing the impact of social problem and insecurity.
On their part, parents of the beneficiaries expressed their delight and happiness over this great job that will benefit their children.
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