The Gov. Mohammed Abubakar led administration, on Wednesday 10th of January 2018, distributed Wheelchairs to ease the numerous challenges faced by the physically challenged in the society.
The beneficiaries cut across all 20 Local Governments.
Speaking during the event which held at the State Government House, the Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Nuhu Gidado, stated that many among the people with disability are ‘able’ but constrained by lack of means of mobility to go about making a living and contributing to the economic growth of the country. He further stated that his administration is always ready to assist the physically challenged out of the shackles of despondency.
Sarkin Guragun Bauchi who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries eulogised the Governor for his compassionate nature and commitment to the welfare of the less-privileged in the state. He further thanked Gov Abubakar for bringing succour to physically challenged persons, promising they would reciprocate the gesture by living up to the expectations of the government.
Credits to Yakubu Adamu Special Assistant on Communications to Bauchi State Deputy Governor.