NCC Boss gets commendation for Community service

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has been commended for his role in community and national development through the  Danbatta Charity Foundation (DCF), a non-profit organisation.

The commendation was give by the District Head of Danbatta and Sarki Bai of Bichi, Isyaku Waziri and other beneficiaries of the DCF  during the Quranic Graduation Ceremony of 21 students of Garkuwa Usman Community Primary School Islamiya, Danbatta Local Government Area, Kano State, at the weekend.

While commending the Professor Danbatta  for being a pillar of support for the nation’s development, the District Head applauded him for the role he plays at ensuring security in the local government and  other interventions in education, health and youth employment.

“We are blessed to have someone like Prof. Danbatta, who has shown remarkable interest in the development of Danbatta. We can’t thank him enough for what he is doing at the grassroots. And he is doing us proud at the national level as our worthy ambassador,” the traditional ruler said.

Answering questions from newsmen, Danbatta disclosed that the foundation is currently sponsoring 10 young women studying different health-related courses at the Muslim Community College of Health, Sciences and Technology, Funtua, Kano, as part of efforts to empower members of the community through education and technology.

He noted that the foundation has, for 15 years, sponsored different skill acquisition programmes, while a dialysis machine has been donated to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), among other interventions.

“This school is one of the initiatives of Danbatta charity foundation. It is intended to be a source of support to our immediate community and the larger society in general, having, emulated the good examples set by other well-meaning Nigerians,” Danbatta said.

The NCC boss also  called on well-meaning Nigerians to embark on community development activities in order to get rewards from Almighty God.



Source: Voice of Nigeria