Individuals and cooperate organisations have been urged to actively participate in community development by setting aside funds towards social responsibility.
The Grand Patron of Shuaibu Abubarkar Audu’s Foundation, Alhaji Shuaibu Audu stated this while Commissioning a motorized boreholes in Okene and Kaba-bunu Local Government Areas respectively.
Alhaji Shuaibu who is a Chief Executive Director of Stanbic IBTC Bank and son to late prince Abubarkar Audu called for coordinated efforts among the people to meet up with basic infrastructures needed in the society.
He said developed nations looked beyond governments for the provision of social amenities emphasising that private entities played critical roles to fastrack development as well.
Alhaji Shuaibu who visited the Palace of his His Royal Majesty, the Ohinohi of Ebira Land, Alhaji Ado Ibrahim said his NGO which has facilitated a motorized boreholes in Nagazi community in Adavi Local Government Area would in future look into other areas of human needs.
Responding, His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Ado Ibrahim expressed delight that the foundation is operating beyond ethnic identity and prayed for success in all its endeavor.
Similarly at Odolu at Kabba, the Obaro of Kabba, His Royal Majesty, Oba Solomon Owoniyi thanked the Foundation for providing water source for the people assuring that lands would be freely offered for future empowerment schemes.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiary communities, Mrs Kahdijat Ademu and Olaolu Solomon thanked the foundation for its thoughtfulness in meeting their needs.