IN THIS COMPUTER AGE: KADUNA COMMUNITY BUILDS SCHOOL WITH MUD


Dadin Kowa Nasara-Labar community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State has constructed a three-room class school.
The community, located ten kilometers away from Jaji, is predominantly farmers and few that are into low scale business. 

In this community, many youth has abundant schooling due to distance and lack of good road,but gradually ,the youth leaders of the community deem it fit to construct a small school for their younger ones and that is the beginning of this primary school
A youth leader of the community, Mr. Sahabi Isah told our correspondent that the aim of building the school was to stop the youths from suffering illiteracy.

He said ,it was  the youth and elders of this village that teamed up to build the school, and the aim is  to save our children from staying with  illiteracy ,and also to see that youth in the village are also  educated like their counterparts that are living in the city,

Mr. Isah pointed out clearly that,”we can no longer sit-down at home watching our children grow up like us with illiteracy,that is why we decided to team-up with other youths in the village to construct this building.

He said, " The 3-room classes were constructed with mud sand,  and it was the effort of the community.  Thank God we have some teachers that are coming to educate our children from Government."

“The school has no toilet,and library and it has no fence and there is no enough space for playing ground for the little ones. There are so many challeges confronting the school,but by God grace,we shall over come it”

Adding that, their  greatest challenges now is lack of studying materials for the students, and lack of chairs and tables with blackboard.

Sahabi further stressed  that, "There are over 300 Students that are coming for studies in the school and which are children from the neighboring villages like Masashiya, Nasarawa and other villages that surround the community'

Mallam Dahiru Sani is one of the settlers in the community,who has been living there for over 30 years ,he expressed satisfaction over the various contribution made by the community toward the construction of their own school

Dahiru said ,since the construction of the school  2 years back,there has been series of problems confronting  the development of the school

Dahiru also said that they tasked themselves to construct the school and decorate it by themselves so as to attract the attension of more village teenagers to coming to school in order o fight against illiteracy disturbing thousands of little children that are residing in the village

He noted that the over population of school students in the little school is their greatest challenge and they don’t have the means of constructing  more classes  that would accommodate more students that are coming to school this year

Responding on behalf of the community, Mallam Mahammadu Sani is the district head of the village, he appealed to wealthy individuals and Government to help them and construct more classes, so as to enable to more students gai n admission into the school

The district head then called on the community to also team-up again in building fence,so as to protect the school against all forms of security challenges and encroachment by some citizens