By Usman Shuaibu
A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Jomurota Community Care Initiative (JCCI), in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has unveiled a block of two-classrooms in Ledi II community, in Gwagwalada area
Speaking to Peoples Daily, the chairperson Board of Trustee of the Organization, Prof. Rhoda Mundi, during the commissioning ceremony, said that the classrooms were built in partnership with funding
support from the Institute of Human Virology in Nigeria (IHVN).
She explained that the projected was executed after an assessment carried out by JCCI team, noting that the project will not only benefit the people of Ledi II village, but the surrounding communities.
She explained that her leadership would continue to do everything possible to keep Nigerian child out of streets, adding that the pupils will be given the necessary support through the provision of qualitative education.
Mundi, however, appealed to the government at all levels to focus on the development of basic education at the grassroots level.
In a remark, the chairman of Gwagwalada area council, Abubakar Jibrin Giri, who was represented at the occasion by the supervisory councilor for Heath, said he would not hesitate to partner with genuine NGOs, in the provision of basic amenities in the rural dwellers.
Giri thanked the leadership of the Initiative, for completing the project in the community.
On his part, the chief of Ledi II community, Mr. Mohammed Shaban, called on the leadership of the Council to support the JOMUROTA initiative.
The monarch also pointed out that the construction of the classrooms by the NGO would further encourage parents in the area to send their children to school.