~ Unveils distribution of food and non food items to 60,000 people across the state
Since its inception about two years ago, a budding philantropic organization, Emnamu foundation has empowered over 200,000 residents of the state in many areas of human endeavour, president of the foundation, Emmanuel Musa has revealed.
Musa who made the statement during the flag off of distribution of food and non food items to over 60,000 residents of the state in Yola on Wednesday noted that the foundation has touched lives in the areas of health, education, sports, vocational skills and many other areas of human interest.
He noted that the latest empowerment package will ameliorate the suffering of the people in no small way considering the plight of the common man.
“We are here today to unveil a special intervention which would in no small way ameliorate the hardship on our people across the state. As you can see, these assorted food and non food items that runs into hundreds of tons is targeted at reaching out to about sixty thousand beneficiaries across the state.
“These items displayed here are meant for Adamawa central senatorial district alone. Subsequently, we shall unveil that of Adamawa south and north senatorial districts respectively,” he said.
He noted that his choice of the critical intervention is to assist the people due to the current hardships in the country in addition to the economic misfortunes suffered by families on account of the inglorious Boko Haram insurgency, hunger, starvation and the exponential inflation in the country.
He noted that the foundation has made indelible marks in the educational, health, agriculture, entrepreneurship infrastructure, water, power housing, public utilities sectors touching thousands of lives in the process.
Musa added that part of the activities of the foundation involved the construction of 200 houses and another 200 public toilets across the state for the benefit of the vulnerable people. He also informed the gathering that his foundation has constructed a new classroom in Garaha, renovated a block of classroom at Baza, provided ten thousand assorted text books and other learning materials to schools in the state and gave scholarship to 1570 orphans.
The president also said the same feat was recorded in the health sector through the provision of drugs and medical equipments while upsetting medical bills of indigent patients, revamped some dilapidated facilities just as the foundation provided sanitary pads, organized symposium against hard drugs and also strengthen ember months campaign aimed at reducing road crashes.
He noted that the foundation also organized anti-malaria campaign, fumigation, disinfection and improved general cleanliness and empowered thousands of youth with vocational and entrepreneurship skills just as he said the foundation also empowered thousands of farmers with agric cash grants, fertilizer and improved seedlings.