The embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has donated school bags and other educational materials to the pupils of Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias Primary School, Jankanwa, Nasarawa State, Concise News reports.
The ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Nigeria, David Caraballo who made the donations at an event, marking the country’s National Day celebration through education, said it was part of the Embassy’s celebration of its national day and solidarity to Nigeria.
Ambassador Caraballo stressed that the donation was a worthy investment as the materials would enhance access to quality education.
“This school was built in 2015 and this part of our continuous support to the school. Our dream is to provide better education for students of various institutions in the country.
“We are interested in the wellbeing of Nigerians, especially in the area of education. We have intensified efforts in the area because education is the bedrock of everything in the country,” the envoy said.
He said Venezuela will continue to increase its scholarship for Nigerian students.
“These donations are part of a way of strengthening our bilateral relationship with the Federal Government of Nigeria. We will also continue to increase our investment in education by giving Nigerian students more scholarship,” he said.