By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
Movers and Shakers Organization of Nigeria has given the President, Nigas Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Training Foundation, Kaduna, Sheikh (Dr.) Lawal Yusuf Muduru, an award for his humanitarian services to the country.
Sheikh (Dr) Lawal Yusuf Muduru became the third in the country and the first in Kaduna State to be given the award by the Movers and Shakers Organization of Nigeria.
Presenting the award, the National President of the organization, Hajia Rukaya Sani, said the awardee was chosen for distinguishing himself in service to humanity particularly the youths through rehabilitating them to be useful to themselves and the society in the future.
She explained that the organization’s main goal is directly to the youths with a view to empowering them to be self reliance so as not to give themselves idleness and social vices.
The recipient and the president of Nigas Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Training Foundation, Kaduna, Sheikh Lawal Yusuf Muduru, said the idea of the training center came about as a result of the growing number of youths that have given themselves to drug abuse.
As a result of the growing numbers of these youths in drug abuse and looking at the negative effect it has on their future, he explained that the idea to have the training center n 2006 was to curb the increasing number of youths giving themselves to drug abuse.
He added that the youths are into different training such as tailoring, welding, carpenter, amongst others meant to give them a sense of belonging even after leaving the training center.
The president thanked Movers and Shakers Organization of Nigeria for counting him worthy to be given the award, saying that the award would motivate him to do more in his service to humanity.
He called on other wealthy individual(s), organizations and government organizations to come to the aid of the youths that have given themselves drug abuse and other social vices with a view to doing something to arrest the situation.
He noted that drug abuse and other social vices if not tackle could stand against the country, while calling on the authorities concern to take necessary steps to avert the situation all over the country.