…….UNESCO Laureate Solicits Support of Governments, NGOs, Stakeholders To Deepen SDGs 4
….As CUICI VC Commends the Founder of Mahawai Foundation For Healthcare For Reaching Out To Orphans In Kebbi State.
By Victor Bieni, Asaba
As part of efforts to promote SDGs 1, 2, 3 and most important goals number 4 on global quality education,
UNESCO Laureate, Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu has appealed to Governments, Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society organizations and other critical stakeholders to partner other Non-governmental organizations such as Mahawai Foundation For Healthcare, higher institutions to deepen SDGs, goals number 4, which seeks to promote quality education in Nigeria and the rest of the world, while he commended the Founder/CEO, Mahawai Foundation For Healthcare, Dr. Sir Samaila Mohammad for his recent gifts, support, reaching out to vulnerable children, orphans in Kebbi State, Nigeria.
The media learnt this from CUICI VC, World Acclaimed Distinguished Universities Research Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu in a press statement personally signed by him, which was made available to some group of Journalists in Asaba, Delta State capital by his Executive Assistant on Media, Publicity and Communication Matters, Comrade Sir Bieni Victor Emenike today being on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 as CUICI VC commends the humanitarian gestures of Dr. Sir Samaila Mohammad, the Provost of Mahawai College of Education for reaching out to vulnerable children, orphans in Kebbi State, Nigeria.
CUICI VC, while reiterating commitment to support the efforts of Mahawai Foundation For Healthcare, then appealed to Governments, Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society Organizations and other critical stakeholders to partner the organization towards deepening quality education in Nigeria and globally. He added that, the Initiative will boost the healthcare systems and humanitarian services to end poverty, promote zero hunger, health and well-being of the Nigerian society and the rest of the world, deepening the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the HCI, Human Capital Index or Development of the country to meet the global goals or agenda 2030.
Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu, World Acclaimed Dustinguished Universities Research Professor is the VC Crown University Int’l Chartered Inc., USA, Chairman of Board of Trustees of both Mahawai College of Business, Science and Technology, Ribah, Kebbi State, Nigeria and Tanko Ribah College of Education, Ribah, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Prof Aremu stated that, he will continue to show commitment to selfless service to humanity by supporting the mission and vision statement of Mahawai Foundation For Healthcare and its Founder, Dr. Sir Samaila Mohammad working towards deepening the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
According to the CUICI VC, SDGS are blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. He stated: “SDGs are universal plan for all countries to end poverty, protect the plannet earth and ensure prosperity for all. Reports had it recently that, survey conducted by World Economic Forum finds that the top three SDG priorities for the global public are: SDG 1- No poverty, SDGs 2- Zero hunger and SDGs 3- Good health and well-being. He noted that, vulnerable children (Orphans) are those sets of children whose parents have passed on; people exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed either physically or emotionally.
He then commended Dr. Sir Samaila Mohammad for reaching out to the needy through his NGO. He said: “I want to State categorically that you would continue to have my support in this projects aimed improving Nigeria human capital development index”.
Finally, UNESCO hinted that, HCI- human capital development index quantifies the contributions of health, education to the productivity of the next generation of workers, while he stated that it helps to strengthen the five elements of productivity such as skills, qualification, work experience, habits and brand image towards sustainable national and global economic growth and development.