Yero donates N163m to religious groups
Kaduna State Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero yesterday donated N163 million to 366 Muslim and Christian organizations, saying the donations were meant to support the religious bodies in carrying out their activities as well as assist with building of places of worship and learning centers.
“We are assisting religious groups because of the importance of religion in ensuring peace and harmonious coexistence among our people”, he said.
Some of the beneficiaries include Salamatu Mosque Sardauna Crescent Kaduna, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS) Kaduna, Dogon Dawa Juma’at Mosque, Kwakwa Mosque Committee and Madrasatul Iftahul Islam. Others are St. Mary’s Catholic Church Fadan Kaje, ECWA Church Gwari Road, Bishara Baptist Church Tsaunin Kura, Anglican Deanery Wusasa Zaria and Salama Health Ministry and Gospel Kujama.