A Kano based philanthropist, Ambassador Ghazali Yusuf Ibrahim has offered his house, number 306 at Gyaranya Ward of Gwale Local Government Area to be used for conversion to a health facility in the community.
Ibrahim, made the official handover of the building to the Al-Ihsan community development association of Gyaranya and Dasusayi communities.
He said, being a son of the soil, the gesture became pertinent following a series of calls and complaints from the community members seeking for the intervention as the community suffered a lack of healthcare facility for years.
He said, “whatever I do to this community will not be enough for its time to give back to where we were before. We cannot look back when our people are in need of help. Today, I officially handed this building to you for the purpose of using it as a healthcare facility.
“This building is mine but will no longer be mine as I willingly and wholeheartedly gift it off to the community under the custody of this association. They have reached out to me seeking for help and I said this isn’t help to anyone but myself.”
The philanthropist, who is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of G-Side Global Link revealed that member representing Gwale State Constituency have already reached out to take the responsibility of converting the building to a befitting healthcare facility.
Speaking, House of Assembly member representing Gwale State constituency, Abdulmajid Isah Mai Rigar Fata assured the community of quick intervention as the building will soon be converted into a healthcare facility as part of his proposed projects.
“While we are sadled with the responsibility of taking care of our people needs especially in this regard, I would like to thank Ambassador Ghazali Yusuf for this giant intervention.
“Indeed we cannot do it alone and as far as we need quick development, well to do individuals must key in to achieve that. We shall ensure that the project begins in earnest while more will come to God’s will.”
On his part, the Chairman of the association, Alhaji Faruk Mammadi Mai Gishiri while thanking both the philanthropist and the lawmaker for the gesture assured of their cooperation by joining hands with the government in uplifting the wellbeing of the community members while serving as a watchdog for the project.
The Ward Head of Gyaranya, Baballe Zakari also pointed out that words will not be enough to thank them as what has been craved for years has finally been offered.