Senator Gershom Bassey donates bus to The Bridge Foundation, pledges more support

Senator representing Cross River Southern Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Gershom Bassey, has donated an 18-seater bus to The Bridge Foundation and pledged his administration’s readiness to continue to support the organization to realize the objectives for which it was established.

Speaking with newsmen on Monday, the Senator said the vehicle was given to help the foundation effectively carry out its operations.

“As part of our empowerment program, we try to contribute to society as part of our constituency projects. One of the things that we have been doing is giving vehicles, motorbikes, mini-buses, and lots more to Cross Riverians.”

“We have given buses to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Obong of Calabar Consultative Forum for the charity works that they do. We have done other things like the construction of roads, boreholes, lockup shops, street lights, and many other things.”

“Today, there is a group I admire so much which is called THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION. I admire them because they work with young people and they have leadership programs that encourage young people to grow into leaders in their various endeavors.”

“I am a believer in young people. I believe that the coming generation should be better than our generation, and in other to make them better than our generation, we have to equip them with all the skills, and tools they need to succeed. That is what THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION is doing.”

“Today I am donating an 18-seater Toyota bus to the foundation for them to continue the good work they are doing.”

Before handing over the keys and other documents of the vehicle to representatives of THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION, the Senator charged them to ensure that they deploy the vehicle to appropriate use.

The representative of THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION commended the Senator for the gesture, saying THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION was pleased with the donation.

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