By Ibrahima Yakubu

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA: A Kaduna based Cleric, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has celebrated this year’s Valentine’s Day, with over 200 physically challenged and less privileged People in Kaduna.

Where he urged Nigerians to always show love to the physically challenged and less privileged in the society so as to make them feel loved.

Buru made the appeal when he led a delegation of Christian leaders of Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry, to Kano road, Abeokuta street and  Sabon tasha market were he met with  hundreds of destitutes in Kaduna to mark the 2022, Saint Valentine’s Day.

According the clergyman, the best way to celebrate valentine is to spend the whole day with the less-privileged and children at orphanage homes

He said their choice of the vulnerable groups was to show them love and care because they need it; stressing that, many of them were been neglected and rejected by the society due to their nature, which makes life and survival extremely difficult.

While stressing that , the best way to celebrate Valentine is to spend the whole day with  less-privileged in the society, which include; Handicapped kids, children with Deformities, Deaf and dump, the blind, those with leprosy, Widows, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the Inmates.

This year’s saint valentines  day comes amidst general insecurity challenges which include banditry, kidnapping and high cost of food stuffs

“As people around the world celebrate valentines’ day with their loves ones, sharing beautiful flowers and many Good things of joy and happiness, we deem it fit to select less privileged, orphans and refugees in order to make them understand that we love them. We pray for God to help them overcome all their daily challenges,” he noted.

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While calling on government at all levels and philanthropists not to relent in assisting the less privileged and vulnerable in the society, Pastor Buru said, these people are faced with so many challenges, hence the need for all and sundry to assist them.

“for the past 8 years ,I have been celebrating the valentine’s  day with over 500 groups of different peoples “

“even Last year I celebrated the Valentine’s day with over 500 Inmates, refugees, and the physically challenged. I also used the opportunity to sensitize them on the importance of sharing love irrespective of one’s religion or cultural background because we all are from one God, with Adams and Eve as our original biological parents” he added

While expressing happiness over the gifts received, one of the physically challenged kids, Hassan Mohammed, said the Pastor always remember them in all festivities throughout the year. He prayed for God’s blessings upon the Pastor for his kind gestures.

He then called on wealthy individuals to always come and visit them

Hassan ended by calling on wealthy individuals to always remember persons with disabilities


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