Sunday, December 27, 2015 7:22 pm
The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone and Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign and Local debts , Comrade Shehu Sani, on Sunday, adopted all 60 orphans in the Adonai Orphanage Home, Kaduna as children.
The Senator also granted all paid scholarship to two of the orphans that just finished their Secondary school to continue their higher education in China.
During a courtesy call to the Adonai Orphanage , Barnawa , Kaduna today, Senator Sani who donated cash and food items for new year celebration, said there is need for leaders and privileged Nigerians to always remember the orphans , especially during festive periods such as Christmas and New Year.
He pointed that though the children at the Orphanage Home are orphans, they deserve a future like every other child in the society .
While emphasizing that leaders across the country owe it a duty to support the orphans and make their lives useful and beneficial to the society, he maintained that deliberate efforts must be made to give them hope and to make it possible for them to realise their dreams .
“ I urge Nigerians who have the means to help the orphans and contribute in helping them live a good life. As orphans, their basic needs are food, clothing, shelter and education and we all own them that.”
Earlier, Evangelist. Elizabeth Afuwape, matron of the orphanage, who was represented by Pastor Samuel Oyelowo commended the Senator for his kind gesture to the home.
He said Shehu Sani is the first senator in the state to have ever visited the home since it was founded. He urged him to keep his caring attitude towards all, saying, with leaders such as Sani, the poor and the orphans have hope.
He prayed God to protect and guide him, pledging the home’s commitment to judicious use of resources donated by Senator Sani, adding, “Our major responsibility is to ensure that the children survive”.