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Qatar Charity to build 150 houses for IDPs in Nigeria


Internally displaces persons in Nigeria


By Charles Joseph


July 22, 2020 - Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria's Sokoto State are set to get some respite as a foreign NGO, Qatar Charity and Future Leaders is partnering the provide 150 hoses for them.


The Houses which will come in three clusters of 50 houses each as well as schools, hospital, market and mosque, Shiekh El’shamy Nohshiali said in company the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, during the foundation laying for the project.


The Governor commended the organisation for assisting the IDPs with the project which is located in Gandi village of Rabah Local Government Area.


He said government had made all the arrangements to compensate the land owners where the houses would be built, adding that all relevant agencies had been mobilised to work round the clock for the speedy completion of the project.


The governor said the government was ready to join hands with any legally recognized NGO whose aim and objective is to assist humanity in all possible ways.


He thanked the Sultanate Council, under the leadership of Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, for his fatherly role, wisdom and encouragement, that made the programme to succeed.


Earlier, Sultan Abubakar said Qatar Charity and Future Leaders Foundation were popular entities with track records of assisting Muslims all over the world.


He expressed appreciation over the project which he described as a magnificent modern city with a permanent settlement away from the IDPs places ravaged by banditry and insecurity.


He said the Sultanate Council was ready to join hands with any humanitarian organisation working towards alleviating the sufferings of Muslim communities.

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