VMT News Ltd
No 1 News Site in Nigeria

Sallah: Foundation Donates Grains, Clothes To 250 Orphans In Gombe Village

73

Ahead of Sallah celebration, a community based organisation in Gombe State known as ‘Lawanti Community Development Foundation’ has donated grains and clothes to about 250 orphans and vulnerable children drawn from various communities around Lawanti village, Akko local government area of Gombe State.

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries, the executive director of the foundation Abubakar Abu Ubaidah explained that the gesture was meant to bring succour to orphans and other less privileged children in the village and enable them enjoy the upcoming Sallah celebrations like other residents.

According to him, the community has been conducting similar gesture for the past 10 years adding that their interventions were not restricted to donation of foods at Sallah but they provide interventions in the areas of education and healthcare.

The executive director said the organisation had built a community junior secondary school and an hospital in the area as part of its contributions towards the development of the village.

“Sallah is here and we deemed it good to bring succour to the downtrodden children in our communities by donating clothes and foods to enable them celebrate the festival happily like other children.”, he noted.

Also speaking, the chairman of the distribution committee, Abdullahi Usman explained that the orphans and vulnerable children who benefited from the gesture were drawn from different communities including; Lawanti, Malam Jamo, Gamadadi, Dunomari, Jalingo, Tongo, Wuro konkoji, Wuro dulo among others.

Support Voice Media Trust journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country, we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to Voice Media Trust, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate into:

Dollar Account:

  • A/C NO: 3003093745
    A/C NAME: VOICE MEDIA TRUST LTD
    BANK: UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA

Naira Account:

  • A/C NO: 1023717841
    A/C NAME: VOICE  MEDIA TRUST LTD
    BANK: UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA

Leave a Reply