The Muslim World League (MWL), a Saudi Arabia-based organisation has doled out N2.6 billion to 7,600 orphans in a bid to support their education and alleviate poverty.
The league, which is the mother body of the Islamic Organisation for Relief and Development, a Kaduna-Based Muslim Organisation, has been catering for the needs of over 8,000 registered orphans in the past 10 years.
Speaking during the Orphans’ Allowances Disbursement Programme in Kaduna, the Director, MWL, Nigeria Office, Sheikh Abdallah Bin Salim Al-Hawairini, disclosed that the organisation has earmarked the sum of N1.2 billion for the construction of a Model School of Nursing in Unguwan Dosa, Kaduna North Local Government Area of the state.
The Chairman of the occasion, Chief Yunus Ustaz Usman (SAN) advised the beneficiaries to use the money to get out of financial crisis and not to marry more wives.
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