Sultan, Emir Sanusi, Emir of Zazzau to attend Kaduna N150 million orphanage appeal fund


By; Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna.
The Sultan of Sokoto Abubakar Sa’ad III, Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II and the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris to attend appeal fund for the completion of an orphanage and a school scheduled to take place Sunday, March 20 in Kaduna.
Chairman of Waff Road Mosque Forum, Bello Dukku Salihu said the launching of the event will take place at Arewa House by 9 am.
He said, their target during the up-coming appeal fund is 130 -150 million naira, while a policy document is being formulated and produced on how an orphan can qualify to be in the proposed orphanage home.
The Chairman disclosed this at a news briefing held at the Nigerian Union of Journalist Secretariat Kaduna Chapter.
Salihu then said the construction of the orphanage has since years back began at Sheikh Ibrahim Arab Road, Yan Tukwane Kinkinau, Kaduna, to cater for orphaned and abandoned children, which they would be launching its appeal fund for its completion on tomorrow.
According to him, they are inviting all well-meaning persons whether male or females to be part of the committee, so that at the end, it would be given to whoever wants to establish an orphanage and school across the country.
The WRMF Chairman said their forum is an Islamic organization established to promote and assist in propagation of Islam and encourage dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims towards creating an environment for peaceful and harmonious co-existence, which began its activities in 1991, but duly registered in 1995.
He explained that the forum has been involved in inter – organizational visit to Ikom Cross Rivers in 1993; Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom in 1997, where they distributed books and other educational materials to the Muslims on their invitations.
Again, they organized a national conference on Zakat in 1995, first Hajj Conference in 1996, a conference on begging and destitution in collaboration with Council of Ulama Kaduna State in 1997 as well as second Hajj Conference in 2009.
In 2011 aftermath the unfortunate sectarian violence, they hosted the Anglican Church of England, where discussions were held towards restoration and maintenance of peace in Kaduna state.


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