A corp member serving with the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in Abuja, Mr. Ugwu Ndubuisi Anthony has donated bedding and literatures to Kuje School for the Deaf to improve their living standards as well as broaden their scope of knowledge on disaster management.
Other items donated by the corps member included foam mattresses, treated nets, cartons of detergents, plastic buckets and books on disaster risk reduction.
The corper who is working on a wide range of personal community development (PCD) projects in Kuje and Bwari Area Councils of the Federal Capital Territory said he believed that the enabling environment and platforms created by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme could be deployed by serving participants to make positive impacts on the lives of people of the host communities for national development.
The corper who had commissioned other projects including sensitization campaigns on roll-back malaria and provision of insecticide treated mosquito nets to Igu and Usafa communities in Bwari Area council, commended Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani-Sidi for giving him the necessary supports for the projects.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Head of Public Relations Division of NEMA, Yushau Shuaib said the agency would continue to provide supports for programmes and projects that could address campaigns on disaster risk reduction and effective volunteerism during emergency situations especially among Nigerian youth.
Yushau A. Shuaib
Head, Public Relations