As part of its corporate social responsibilities and support to its host communities, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) recently donated some items to the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities, Bayelsa State Chapter.
The items which included wheelchairs, crutches, blind guards and elbow crutches were presented to the representatives of the group led by the President, Mr. Binabo Duoduo at the Board’s headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The General Manager, Corporate Services and Logistics, Mr. Abdulmalik Halilu who presented the items on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Wabote, explained that the donation was part of the Board’s efforts to impact the society positively.
He charged the leadership of the group to ensure that the items get distributed fairly and to always use dialogue in engagements with government agencies and other corporate organisations.
He pledged the Board’s readiness to organise skill acquisition and other training programmes for members of the group.
Speaking after receiving the items, Mr. Duoduo thanked the Board for its kind gesture, noting that the items will improve the quality of lives of the members.
He further requested the Board to consider qualified members of the group for employment and training opportunities within the oil and gas sector.