In true Nigerian style, there was much joy and celebration throughout the community, as the buses traveled the last miles to the school in Kafanchan. In addition to the crowds that lined the street, the Boys Brigade marched ahead of the procession with drums and bugles adding to the festive air.
The Parade begins, lead by the Boys Brigade.
Excited students in their school uniforms lined the streets, enthusiastically welcoming the buses; most had never seen these types of buses before. With barrels of spare parts on board, it is anticipated that the buses will give many years of service, taking students to and from school.
Parents are especially excited by the arrival of the buses, since the ride by bus will shorten the school day significantly as many will no longer have long walks on busy roads. They will also provide for safe travel from pickup points to school and back. More students will be able to reach school less fatigued and on time.
Parents who rely on the buses will be asked to pay a fee, mostly to cover fuel. These buses will bring a great boon to the school community.
First Look by parents and students
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