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Al-Makura Donates Car To Woman With Disability/.


Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, in his magnanimity and passion for persons living with disability, gave Toyota Corolla to a woman with disability and a mother of 2,  Fatima Musa, 25, at Government House, Lafia.

The governor discovered the woman when he was going round Lafia, the  capital city of Nasarawa State, Wednesday, when he sighted someone pushing the woman without arms and legs in a wheelbarrow, he then stopped and spoke  with her and asked her to come over to Government House the following morning.

The woman and her relations arrived Government House the following day and they were personally received by the governor, who then presented a car to her and cash worth N200, 000.

Speaking at the brief ceremony, Governor Al-Makura said that “We are all the same and should assist the less privileged among us, as we assist each other, God will also assists us,” he said.

Receiving the keys of the car, Mrs Fatima, who shaded a tears of joy, showered encomiums on the governor, as she offered special prayers for him and urged God to allow him to continue to do good to the people of the state and the country at large.

Those present at the brief ceremony, couldn’t hold back their tears as they  watched the governor evacuate the woman from the wheelbarrow into the car. Similarly, a secondary school graduate with disability, Miss Mama Likita, 20, of Kurmin Tagwaye, in Akwanga LGA of the state, also ran into luck on Saturday, when the governor was driving back from Wamba, the headquarters  of Wamba LGA and he saw the disabled lady cruising on her wheel chair by  the road side and he stopped and attended to her.

When the governor engaged her in a discussion and asked her what would she want him to do for her, the lady said she want to be a Nurse, there and  then, the governor offered her automatic employment to work at the Primary  Health Care Clinic in the area and donated an undisclosed amount to her.

Miss Likita, who also boasted into tears of joy, thanked the governor for his kind gesture and attention to the disabled in the society, as she urged God to continue to bless him.

Governor Al-Makura, has carried out such humane gesture to thousands of persons with disabilities in and outside the state.

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