Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule
The Nasarawa state authorities has commenced the primary batch of repatriation of Almajiris within the state to their states of origin.
State Governor, Abdullahi Sule who joined stakeholders on the Authorities Science College in Lafia, the state capital, to bid the kids farewell revealed that not one of the returning youngsters confirmed any symptom of COVID-19.
He mentioned, “We have now already checked the kids, to date we now have not seen anybody of them that has any signs of COVID-19 and we now have given them safety.
“We’re transporting them in air-conditioned buses in order that they’re taken to their varied locations in a humane method”.
Governor Sule defined that their return which was agreed by the Northern Governors’ Discussion board is to make sure enough parental care in the course of the pandemic.
“The Northern Governors didn’t take these measures to punish the Almajiris, it’s due to the love for the Almajiris that we’re taking them again to their very own dad and mom who can maintain them higher than every other particular person.
“After they return to their residence states, they are going to be handed over to their dad and mom”
The Almajiris will likely be returned to Taraba, Plateau, Jigawa, Gombe, Kaduna states.
Among the youngsters who spoke of their dialect expressed appreciation to the Nasarawa state authorities for returning them in dignity.
They mentioned, “It’s due to the illness (coronavirus)that they’re taking us again.
“It’s a very good determination and we’re completely satisfied about it. We’re happy and are praying for the perfect.
“We’re grateful to the federal government of Nasarawa state, we’re transported in a bus, we’re completely satisfied”
Meals was offered for youthful ones amongst them who weren’t fasting with stipends offered to purchase their pressing wants.