A non governmental organisation, Ane Osiobe International Foundation has distributed educational materials to pupils of Pilot science primary school Gwagwalada.
The President of Ane Osiobe International Foundation, Dr Stephen Osiobe said the gesture is an attempt to encourage the students to pursue their dreams.
Dr Stephen said the foundation’s objective is to support young people to achieve their educational dreams and objective for the future.
“Our mission is to increase the public understanding on the benefit of supporting educational advancement and supporting a child that has the desire in getting a sound education. Hence, providing them with the opportunities that level the playing field,” he said.
He noted that the donation targeted mainly pupils in primary five because they will be the next of children to graduate so the need to interact and motivate them to face their studies seriously and ensure that they pass their final examination and gain admission into secondary schools of their choice.
“We feel, we should meet with young pupils and secondary school students and interact with them, motivate them.
“We also brought a total of 1000 exercise books that we distributed to pupils in primary five who are set of children that will graduate from the school,” he said.
The head teacher, Pilot science primary school, Ahmed Shangalo thanked the foundation for choosing out of the over 80 schools in the council to support pupils.
Ahmed charged the pupils to make good use of the materials and urged the foundation to extend the gesture to other schools, adding that most less privileged pupils are in public schools needing assistance to acquire basic education.
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