In a bid to aid the easy movement for persons with disability, Beautiful Gate Handicapped People Centre, Jos, a non-governmental organisation, has donated wheelchairs to 100 victims of polio in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
This was disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday by the Media and Communications Officer of the organisation, Sandra Yilgwan.
The Executive Director and Founder of the centre, Ayuba Gufwan who presented the wheelchairs to the beneficiaries, said the gesture is aimed at alleviating the suffering of victims of polio and other PWDs.
Gufwan, a polio survivor, admonished the beneficiaries to put the wheelchairs into good use, adding that it would aid their mobility and enable them have better their lives.
He urged them to take advantage of the gesture to either learn a trade, enrol in school or start a business that would enable them earn a living.
Responding, the Chairman of the council, James Thomas, expressed gratitide to the centre for the kind gesture whiile promising to regularly support PWDs in the locality.