Lawmaker Donates 48 Computers to Sokoto Secondary Schools


Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto

A member representing Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Abdulsamad Dasuki, has donated 48 computer sets, laptops and accessories to secondary schools in Kebbe and Tambuwal Local Government Areas of Sokoto State.

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries in Tambuwal LGA, Dasuki said the gesture was part of his contribution towards improving learning in schools in his constituency.

He said the provision of the computer sets was part of his contribution to ensure the success of the state of emergency declared in the sector by the state government, as well as to support students of the area to acquire ICT skills for their personal development.

“As you are aware, just last month, I donated 50 laptops to students of Sokoto State University, Polytechnic and Shehu Shagari College of Education.

“So, we are doing everything possible to ensure that our students in secondary schools in Tambuwal and Kebbi local government councils are acquainted with information and communication skills so that they will be well prepared by the time they complete their secondary education.

“This is part of such contribution towards improving learning in schools in the area. ICT is now the vogue globally and we cannot afford to lag behind,” Dasuki stated.

He said the gesture was in addition to the construction of 11 boreholes in some communities in the constituency. He also announced plans to empower youths in the area to engage in commercial farming.

“I am ready to provide financial support to our youths to enable them engage in profitable commercial farming. This is very critical as farming is a major source of income to our people.”

He commended the governor for his commitment towards improving the lots of the people and promised not to relent in his efforts in providing qualitative representation.

In a remark, the Chairman of Tambuwal Local Government Area, Abubakar Zaki, commended the lawmaker for the gesture and urged him to continue to carry people along in the execution of community projects.

Zaki also advised other lawmakers in the state to emulate the Dasuki.