Gombe state Government on Monday discharged another set of Almajrai children from the Amada quarantine camp having tested negative to coronavirus after completing their two weeks quarantine period in the state.
Gombe state Governor, Inuwa Yahaya said at a ceremony that the Almajirai are children of the state as he urged the people not to stigmatize them.
Yahaya who was represented by commissioner for education, Dr. Habu Dahiru, admonished the children to be ambassadors on the campaign against the spread of the virus.
He stressed that will be kitted with new clothes, bags and educational materials courtesy of the Gombe state government to continue a new form of education under the Better Education Service Delivery for All ( BESDA) at their home base in Balanseni, Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State.
According to him, “You will be provided with face mask and other preventive materials so that you will enlighten both your families and peers on the dangers of covid-19.”
He said the children will be handed over to the Balanga Local government administrator.
The Deputy camp director, Malam Yusuf Danbayo described the condition at the camp as suitable for children with the kids taking good meals and having access to qur’anic education as well as enjoying the facilities at the quarantine area.
Recall that this batch of almajari children were from Adamawa state. The forty-four children discharged were part of the batch of sixty four children at the transit camp, with the remaining twenty children awaiting their test results later today.