In exercising its corporate social responsibility, the Management of Zinaria International School, in Mararaba, Nasarawa state, has donated a modern Traffic Control Post to the Nigeria Police division to enhance safety of children crossing Mararaba U–Turn along the busy Abuja/Keffi highway.
A press statement by the school, signed by PTA member, Mallam Sulaiman Ayagi, made available to Nigerian Pilot, contained that unveiling ceremony of the post was performed recently at the school premises and subsequently mounted at the U–Turn.
According to the statement, the gesture is in line with the directives given by Proprietress of the school, Hajiya (Dr.) Aisha Bala Muhammed, for the benefit of school pupils and others crossing the road.
The School Administrator, Alhaji Isa Ibrahim Adaviruku who represented the proprietress, added that the gesture was a demonstration of the School Management strategic partnership plan with law enforcement agencies; in particular, the school’s intervention towards ensuring orderly traffic in the area.
Zinaria International School which is a STEM–based school, which pursues amongst others core curricular of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, believes that the citizenry, and corporate bodies have a role to play towards observing and upholding the mantra of “obey the law” and be safe.
Adaviruku while handing over the traffic control post to the representative of the Mararaba Divisional Police Officer, Mr. Zaks Wambai, said that “Zinaria international school is passionate about the safety, orderliness along our roads by both motorists and passers-by vis-à-vis the increasing number of children crossing the highway during and after school hours”.
He therefore expressed optimism that the gesture will go a long way in aiding the police in terms of traffic control, besides urged other spirited corporate bodies and individuals to emulate the gesture.
Responding, representative of the Mararaba Divisional Police Officer, Mr. Zaks Wambai expressed gratitude to the Management of the school for the donation while commending the proprietress for her keen interest in road management and philanthropic activities.

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