By; KUNLE SANNI, Kaduna
The Sultan Bello Mosque, Kaduna has embarked on a 21 years development plan to promote societal development.
Chief Imam of the mosque, Dr. Muhammad Adam Suleiman disclosed this at a media briefing in Kaduna.
He said as part of the proposed planned project, the management committee of the mosque would establish schools for the deaf and dumb, cripples and the blind to provide them with quality education as well as empower them.
Dr. Adam Suleiman stressed that as part of effort to realise the plan, he has traveled to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sudan on facts finding mission.
He opined that with the establishment of the proposed schools, the high rate of begging of alms by disabled persons in Kaduna state would greatly reduced.
The chief imam added that in a bid to garner support for various humanitarian services, the mosque management committee had established a foundation known as “Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Foundation “.
He further explained that the committee has commenced gathering statistics of worshippers praying in the mosque to prepare ground for the execution of future development programmes.
The revered Islamic Scholar called on Nigerians to continue with ceaseless prayers for peace and unity of the country.
He urged the citizens to remain steadfast towards supporting development effort in the country, as well as shun acts that could disrupt public peace.