Foundation donates furniture to Katsina schools
Bala Usman Foundation has donated 2,400 pieces of primary school furniture to two primary schools in Katsina State.
The Foundation’s desk officer in Musawa, Alhaji Lawal Baro, said that the furniture was donated to Lawal Baro, Primary School Musawa and Matazu Model Primary School.
Baro told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Musawa on Monday that the gesture was to encourage enrolment in schools.
The official also said the foundation had offered free eye treatment to 1, 500 people and another 6,000 patients treated of various ailments under its community healthcare outreach programme.
The News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] reports that the foundation is in memory of versatile historian late Dr Yusuf Bala-Usman of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He said since the establishment of the foundation, it had supported communities in Musawa and Matazu Local Government Areas of the state through empowerment grants and tools.
Baro commended the Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala-Usman, who is also a Director of the foundation for her immeasurable support.
Boro assured that the foundation would continue to render invaluable support to people of the area so as to keep the name of Bala Usman alive.