VSF Donates Solar Powered Boreholes to 3 Secondary Schools In Borno

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In a related development, Victims Support Fund, VSF also donated three solar-powered boreholes to three secondary schools in Borno state as part of effort to prevent and contain the spread of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

The secondary schools are, Government College, Arabic Teachers College and Government Girls Secondary School Yerwa all in Maiduguri.

At the inauguration and handing over ceremony, Chairman of the Foundation, General Theophilus Danjuma represented by the Chairperson COVID-19 Taskforce of Victims Support Fund, Mrs Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji said this was part of the third phase intervention against the virus.

She observed that improving water, sanitation and hygiene in schools would significantly help in flattening the curve, as the nation was batting with the second wave of the virus.

Borno State Commissioner of Education, Alhaji Bello Ayuba said the three schools have been hosting 25 other secondary schools affected by the insurgency with a population of more than ten thousand students.

Alhaji Ayuba said the boreholes would go a long way in improving water situation and hygiene in their immediate communities.

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