Musa Na Allah Sokoto
Bruder Hilfe Social Development Initiative, a non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has donated 81-Wheeler carbs to persons with disability in Sokoto state at the instance of a philanthropist Alhaji Almustapha Sarkin Kebbi Yabo.
This year’s theme for the celebration of the international day for persons with disabilities is “Building back better toward a disability inclusive, accessible and sustainable post Covid – 19 World “
Speaking during the president of the organization Mrs Mary Bamigbe Bruder occasion said in 2008 Bruder Hilfe shows its footprints in Sokoto state when the organization donated a 40ft container full of Hospital beds.
Mrs Mary Barmigbe however said putting smiles on the faces of the persons with disability remains the cardinal principle of Bruder Hilfe and speaks volumes of their continue magnanimity.
She further explained that the Bruder Hilfe (brotherly help) is a non-profit organization located in Nigeria and Germany is dedicated to assisting vulnerable members the society.
Bamigbe disclosed in her speech that, last year the Organization was in Maiduguri, Borno state on a similar mission where it donated 100 wheelchairs to persons living with disabilities which cut across internally displaced persons and people who became disabled as a result of the insurgency as well as victims of sporadic gun shots and bomb blasts.
“this year also the organization donated another 90 mobility carts in Bauchi state which were given to carefully selected beneficiaries, our intention is to extend the gesture to all the 36 states of Nigeria,” Mrs Bamigbe said.
The president of Baruder hilfe, thanked a philanthropist per excellence Almustapha Sarkin Kebbi Yabo and other donor agencies such as Measured Centre for Poverty Rreduction and Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Yusuf Maitama Rugger for their support to the course of humanity.
Speaking in an interview with journalists, Almustapha Sarkin Kebbi Yabo said more wheel carbs would be made available to disable persons in Sokoto state, adding that the Coronavirus pandemic hindered the supply of the remaining wheel carbs from Germany.
He said more hospital equipment would be donated by Baruder hilfe to Hospitals in Sokoto, Isa and Yabo in the near future.
Speakers during the occasion include the state Commissioner for Social Welfare and Community Development, Professor Aisha Madawaki and Special Adviser on Persons With Disabilitities, Abdul’azeez Ibrahim who commended the NGO and the philanthropist Almustapha Sarkin Kebbi Yabo for the bold initiative.