Our Correspondent|4 May 2017
In furtherance of the group's commitment to contribute to the ailing state of education in the country, a pan- African organisation, Neo Black Movement of Africa (NBM) has said it would donate hundred of chairs, desks and books to government secondary school Akim, Qua, in Cross River State NegroidHaven can say.
The donation, NBM said is as part of the group's initiative to see that education is accessible to all regardless of gender, religion or tribe.
The gesture, which is coming on the heels of NBM’s 40th anniversary convention taking place in the historic city of Calabar, from May 18-21, 2017.
An executive of the group's National Public Relations Committee, Dr. Uyosa stressed the need for government, groups and individuals to take responsibility in seeing to the provision of education to all especially the girl child.
He said NBM of Africa being a pan
-African group has been doing their little quota in ensuring education and basic amenities that will bring about comfort to students are provided to poor communities.
He gave an instance of how the group donated a block of renovated classrooms to Ebrumede Primary School in Uvwie local government area of Delta state during their 2016 national convention in Warri.
To this end, Dr. Uyosa charged government officials to do away with corruption and be more focused on things that will help facilitate nation building.
His words: ‘The Nigerian education system has been identified from several researches as a key developmental area that requires the attention of the government. This time, NBM will be donating hundreds of new chairs, desks and books to Government Secondary School, Qua, Cross River state as part of the developmental activities slated for the 2017 convention which will take place between 18-21 May, 2017. During this convention, NBM of Africa will be collaborating with the Cross River state ministry of Health to provide medical assistance to populace in Calabar, where a massive campaign on Meningitis will be carried out.’
In addition, the pan-African organisation expressed its continuous condemnation of violence and every form of criminality in Nigeria and beyond.
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