Foundation donates cash reward to bike riders
Having touched the lives of widows, orphanage homes, youths, women and those in the educational sector, the Tazan Foundation has extended its hands of benevolence to bike riders in the state capital.
Tazan Foundation, though new but now known for its humanitarian services across all spheres of life, has promised to keep reaching out to those in need, while putting in to consideration those whose business suffered due to the lockdown caused by Covid-19 pandemic.
Explain to newsmen in the state capital while he decided to reach out to bike riders who are already working and having steady source of income, the founder of the foundation, Tazan Saahibfatiu Onimisi who is also the Director of Foreign Affairs and Integration, United Arab Emirate, of National Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in Diaspora noted that it’s not all those who are business owner are really finding life easy.
According to him, it was necessary that everyone; including the less privileged, business owners, especially starters, gets empowered to help cushion the weight of the economy hardship in the society.
He added that, from experience in the transport business, most of the bike, keke and car transport owners start up with huge amount of loan which in most cases might take a long time to pay back due to the huge interest attach to it.
Tazan, further advised bike men, especially those who are yet to finish up their academics to save up for that purpose and ensure they get educated, while also encouraging them that if they focus on their business with all seriousness and passion, they will surely become great in life and even end up having their transport companies.
In his response, one of the beneficiaries of the cash reward, Ojo Adama thanked Tazan Foundation for remembering them, adding them that, most persons in the society actually thinks that those of them who ride bikes are self sufficient and not require help.
Another beneficiary who almost burst out to tears and pleaded for anonymity noted that most of them riding bikes in most cases end up having a little token back home after remitting almost all what they made during the day to the owners of the bike.
He disclosed that life even before the outbreak of Covid-19 has not being easy on most of them, revealing them, in their association; they have good numbers of graduate and masters owners which out of job frustration and the need to make ends meet joined the business.
He further called on well to individuals in the state, private groups and individuals and government to also add those of them in the transport business to their plans.