NGO urges more investment in education

De Norsemen Kclub International (DNKI) has urge the government to invest more on education in order to groom children to be responsible citizens.

International President of DNKI Chief Chidi Anokwu made this known recently, during the Northern Directorate 2024 Children’s Day celebration at the Government Secondary School (GSS) Kantoma in Suleja, Niger state.

According to him, that children are the future of tomorrow. “Without the children we have no hope, without the children there is no future for this nation, the children are our hope and they are very important to us.

“Government should do more on education, Nigeria as a country is lacking behind and we should actually improve our facilities and education funding.
We are not there yet, but we need to do more,” Anokwu said.

Also speaking, Mr Oliver Ityobegh Chairman, National Advisory Council (NAC), DNKI, said that
the major objectives of the organisation is to render service to humanity and raise men, women of honour.

He said that In the area of the children, the organisation would widely provide scholarship, textbooks and amenities in schools in all its branches globally.

“It is important that we provide easy way for the children to learn and encourage parents to send their children to school. Let’s set good examples and encourage our young ones to look up to us and see that it pays to serve. We want them to grow up and become responsible citizens to the country and to their families,” he added.

Ityobegh also appealed to government to make education accessible and attainable for all.

Chairman of DNKI, Abuja Chapter, Mr Kolawole Otepola, said that “the Northern part of Nigeria is classified as an educational disadvantage area, so we deem it fit to give back to the society where we were bred and nature into responsible adults.

“We still have other programmes for the north like the security agencies, we have plans for them it’s not just on education alone”.

Otepola said DNKI in December will be organising a program that tend to give patrol vehicles to Nigerian Police to boost security in the north.

Convener/Director, Northern Liaison, DNKI Comrade Jegede Femi-Daniels, said the organisation aim is to eradicate high rate of illiteracy in the north while promising to replicate the organisation’s gesture in other parts of the Northern region.

DNKI is a Non Governmental organisation that conduct humanitarian service with the aim of giving back the society.