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Northern Clerics Appeal To Davido, Others To Extend Humanitarian Gesture To Region

… urge other top celebrities to emulate

By Ibrahima Yakubu

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA– The General overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry Sabon Tasha Kaduna state North western Nigeria, Pastor Yohanna Buru and other Top Northern Muslims and Christians Clerics have called on the Nigeria’s Popular musician Mr David Adeleke (DAVIDO) to equally extend his humanitarian assistance to some Northern Nigerian orphanage homes..

This call is coming in view of the increasing number of orphans and widows that are in a critical need of such support ,

While calling on the entire Northern -traditional and modern musicians, Top celebrities, Actors, film industries and wealthy individual with corporate organization, to emulate such gesture with the aim of reducing hardship been faced by millions of orphans and widows in the region.

Adding that there is need for all the Non-governmental organizations, NGOs and all concerned Civil society of Nigerian CSOs, with NEMA,SEMA,UNICEF,WHO and other child protection organizations across the country , to strengthen such a wonderful gesture, which is toward reducing hardship been faced by some of the orphans in the country most especially North-east and north -west.

Responding ,Mallam Gambo Abdullahi Barnawa, a Muslim Cleric, stressed the need for all Nigerians to be patriotic and always think of helping the needy

He said, God has many ways to bless and refund the money of gestures someone gives to any one that is in a critical situation

While calling on state and federal Government to equally double-up in bringing programmes that could help to improve lives of children at various orphanage homes ,he then called on the Minister of Humanitarian services to always remember the widows and orphans that are living in rented houses in some residence.

He then thanked all the joint security forces across the country for services which is toward protecting the integrity of the nation

They ended by saying Humanitarian actions include the protection of civilians and those no longer taking part in hostilities, and the provision of food, water and sanitation, shelter, health services and other items of assistance,

” we are one family under God ,and hence the need to draw support from every one which is toward saving lives of orphans and widows”

Buru made the called during an interactive section with other Christians and Muslims clerics towards promoting peaceful co-existence among different faith-based organizations and unity in the Kaduna to mark the end of World international Tolerance week by the United nations.

According to him, the calls became mandatory in view of the Millions of children that were forced to turn into orphans due to Boko haram attacks ,cattle rustling ,banditry ,kidnapping ,Terrorism, ethno-religious and political attacks that has been disturbing peace stability in many communities across the 19 northern States and region.

While reaffirming the primary responsibility of states for the victims of humanitarian emergencies within their own borders, strive to ensure flexible and timely funding, on the basis of the
collective obligation of striving to meet humanitarian needs., the cleric drew the attention of all local government chairmen across the 774 LGAs in the country , on their support toward changing lives of orphans for a better future.

“Large number of children were turned into orphans due to continuous banditry attacks in the North and hence the need to appealed to MR DAVIDO and other Top wealthy musicians to Please remember some orphanage homes and some kids at various IDPs CAMPS across the northern part of the country

He noted that, the primary objective of humanitarian aid is to save lives, alleviate suffering, and maintain human dignity. It may, therefore, be distinguished from development aid, which seeks to address the underlying socioeconomic factors which may have led to a crisis or emergency

The Christian cleric urged Mr Davido to also remember the orphanage homes in the north when disbursing the 250 million naira which he earmarked for humanitarian services for orphanages homes in the south

Buru said, ” there are plenty of blessings waiting for Mr Davido both on earth and in Paradise

” Almighty God has a way of blessing any one that help orphans or widows”

He then called on National president of performance musicians association of Nigeria(PMAN) to be organizing a big concert which is geared toward raising some fund for helping the Internally displaces person IDPs and orphanages homes across the country.

” Humanitarian aid is important because it provides life-saving assistance to people affected by conflicts, disasters and poverty. Humanitarian aid is vital in reducing the impact of crises on communities, helping recovery and improving preparedness for future emergencies”

While calling on other top celebrities, Actors, and wealthy individual to emulate from Mr DAVIDO for thinking of helping the poor orphans that are in a critical situation across the country

In a researched , Over 68 million people around the world have been forced from their homes due to war, violence and persecution,

Adding that ,more than 11 million people in Yemen, 8 million in Nigeria, and 2 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo need aids but are not even included in the numbers targeted for international aid.

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