Ari Has Set A Pace Worthy Of Emulation -NYCN

FEDERAL lawmaker, Abdulmumini Ari, has subsidized the registration fees of 2,427 students in his constituency to sit for this year's West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Ari who represents Nasarawa/Toto federal  constituency said the gesture was to support education at the grassroots.

He laments that most students give up their academic pursuit after six years in school because they could not afford registration fees.

The lawmaker has also paid the school fees of 27 students who were offered admissions to study nursing.

Others include skills acquisition training, youth empowerment, donation of transformers and drilling of boreholes to provide access to potable water.

On a thank you visit to the lawmaker in Abuja, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in Nasarawa State commended the lawmaker for the gesture.

Ari, according to the council has set a pace worthy of emulation.

NYCN presented an award of excellence to the lawmaker.

“We as an organization have but little to offer in our own way in appreciation for your love for the youth. We decided to present to you an award of excellence”, the chairman, Idris Ojoko was quoted as saying.

Ojoko added that the award was in appreciation of his excellent work and and a way of saying you are doing well while.

He further appealed for partnership in the areas of Agriculture and Security under designed programmes tagged “Youth and Agriculture” and “Youth and Security”.

In his response, Ari thanked the members and leadership of the group for finding him worthy of the award.

“I want to appreciate you all, I feel very much honor to be surrounded by the caliber of youth I am seeing around me at the moment. I recognized the youth of Nasarawa State to be the best in Nigeria.

“Let me take this time to remind you that the aim of establishment of the council is to support all arms of government to achieve her responsibilities and I believe by your action, you are on the right track.

“Nasarawa State is a birth child of a single womb. Therefore, our project target no single segment of the society. I am a product of all and I am for all.

“I assure the youth of Nasarawa State a hundred percent support,” he was quoted by Musa Danka, assistant spokesperson of NYCN as saying.

The lawmaker dedicated the award to the people of the state.

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