The Embassy of Indonesia in collaboration with Indonesian Women’s Association in Nigeria have constructed new classrooms in three different Nomadic schools in Nigeria to support government in its quest in providing education for all.
The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Usra Harahab, made this known during the commissioning of the newly constructed classrooms, libraries, toilets and other learning facilities by the Association in the schools located in Galadimawa and Lugbe, in Abuja the nation’s capital.
Dr. Harahab urged leaders in the world to do more in providing adequate resources to the education sectors for socio-economic development in the world.
Nigeria and Indonesia are one community, only separated with administrative measures, but we have the same goals to educate our children, the nation’s hope relies on children and the children’s hope is on education.
The charity fund raiser was needed to contribute to the best education to our children for best future and strengthen the already existing close relations between Nigeria and Indonesia The Ambassador emphasized.
The founder of the Indonesian Women’s Association and wife of the Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs. Nenny Harahab, said the aim of the Association is to exchange culture between Nigeria and Indonesia and also to assist the communities in giving support to schools, hospitals and some areas of human concern.
The objectives of the Bazaar Association is to introduce and promote Indonesian culture to the world, enhance education and to strengthen bilateral relations between Nigeria and Indonesia. Mrs. Nenny Harahab, explained
One of the head teachers, of Ruga Local Government Education Authority L.E.A Primary school in Abuja Municipal Area Council, Mal. Dahiru Idris, expressed delight over the gesture and assured the delegates of their readiness to effectively utilize the facilities for the benefit of the community.
The Director of the Universal Basic Education Commission ,UBEC, represented by Mrs. Helen Ibezim said the collaboration between Indonesia and Nigeria will continue to yield positive result for human development in both countries.
Nigeria and Indonesia have enjoyed economic, political and socio-cultural ties since 1965.
Source: Voice of Nigeria