Yahaya Idris, Lafia
Five physically challenged people in Lafia, Nasarawa State, has received 5 tricycles and 5 clutches including walking sticks for the blinds as gifts from Maikaya Foundation.
The latest donor is Alhaji Musa Muhammed Maikaya, who donated the items to the disabled amidst joyous from the recipients.
Director General Maikaya Campaign Organization, MCO, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi Sabo Keana who represented the donor, presented the items to the beneficiaries on Tuesday in Lafia. According him, all the items were donated by Alh. Maikaya, a Lagos based philanthropist and businessman.
He said the philanthropist, seeing how physically challenged people are facing difficult to survived; volunteered to assist them.
Mr. Sabo Keana, told the gathering that Alhaji Musa Muhammed Maikaya is a son of the soil who hail from Toto LG, who is using his foundation to cater for the vulnerable people in the areas of Education, Health, Youths and Women Empowerment, Scholarship disbursement to indigenous student, assisted people with cash, owned a farm in his locality where some youths were engaged etc.
Sabo Keana maintained that the foundation was established ten (10) years ago with aimed of giving to the society and it will continued in it’s magnanimity of rendering succours to the people. He stated.
Also speaking, Mallam Umar Dahir, Chairman, Physically Challenged Association, Nasarawa State, thanked the donor for his open show of love and solidarity. He said the disabled family was overjoyed by his dexterity of love to their people.
Commenting, the Senior Personal Assistant to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura, on disability Comr. Saleh Barde Keana, commended the donor for the kind gesture. He said Maikaya is like his boss, who ensure even people living with disability were carried along in his government, calling on others donors to emulate Alh Maikaya selfless style of life.
People from different part of the State storm the Ibrahim Abacha Youth Center, Lafia to witnessed the presentation; commended the donor for his support to the special people in the society.
Alhaji Musa Muhammed Maikaya is from Toto LGA of Nasarawa State and currently working in Lagos, Nigeria.