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Khadimiyya donates N1m to 12-year-old boy, father who lost hands, legs to electrocution in Kano


Khadimiyya donates N1m to 12-year-old boy, father who lost hands, legs to electrocution in Kano

The Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative (KJDI), Kebbi based – NGO,  has  donated N1 million for the treatment of a 12-year-old boy and his father who have lost their hands and legs respectively to electrocution in Kano State.

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The victims are currently receiving treatment at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital as the father, Adamu Muhammad’s hands are amputated while the son, Mukhatar Muhammad lost both his hands and legs to the unfortunate fire incident.

While presenting the donation to the family of the victims on Saturday in Kano, Alhaji Bello Muhammad-Nasarawa, the Treasurer of the organization, said the donation was in line with the cardinal objectives of supporting the most vulnerable in the society of the organisation.

“The founder of Khadimiyya, Alhaji Abubakar Malami,SAN, who is the Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, was seriously touched by the incident and hence the foundation decided to donate the token as its modest  contribution towards the concerted effort to save the lives of  the indigent patients.

“The organization will soon establish an endowment fund in the hospital, considering the magnititude of the less-  privileged patients in the hospital,” he said.

Earlier, the National  Secretary of the NGO, Alhaji Faruk Maisudan, said the organisation remained committed to promoting social justice and assisting the vulnerable persons, those inflicted with any disaster in the society.

Maisudan also advised the victims to consider the tragedy as destiny from Allah and prayed for quick recovery of the patients.

On his part, the Director Social Welfare, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Abdullahi Ibrahim, who led the Khadimiyya delegation to the family of the victims, described the visit as unique and first of its kind since when the victims were admitted.

He noted that, though, the patients had been receiving donation from individuals, groups and Organizations, Khadimiyya was the first NGO to physically meet the victims and and present the cash assistance to them. 

“The hospital really seeks for  collaboration with the NGO in area of supporting indigent patients, especially those who require critical and urgent medical attention as well as some other humanitarian services,” he said.

Receiving the donation, a family member of the patients, Muhammad Muhammad, thanked the Khadimiyya for the assistance, expressing optimism that the donation would go along in alleviating the suffering of the victims.

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