Nigerian Senator Adopts 60 orphans, Sends 2 To Study in China
By Mohammad Ibrahim
Kaduna (Nigeria) — As part of new year festival, Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Shehu Sani has adopted all sixty (60) children in the Adonai Orphanage Home, Kaduna, as his children.
He also sent two out of the children to China to study so as to become beneficial to the society.
Senator Sani was moved when he visited the orphanage to present food items for new year celebration.
According to him, the ophanage deserve a future like every other child despite the fact that they are orphans.
The Senator who also gave food items to the ophanage home said they need to be supported and make their lives useful and beneficial to the society.
” what we can do is to give their lives hope, and to make it possible for them to realize their dreams, these are all handsome and beautiful children when you see their faces you remember the ones you have in the house.
“We should also take cognizance that any child can fall into this circumstance, so as a senator representing this Zone, I formally adopt this children as my own, and we will quarterly send support to this home enable you feed this children and take proper support of them and work on the possibility of their education.
”I will also like to know if there are those of them that has been able to finish their SSCE, and I will sponsor two children to China to study, so that these two children will serve as beacon of hope to others that will be able to support.
”So the orphanage should give me two names and they must be those that are here, that you know will make use of the resources that will be invested in their education,” he said.
Senator Sani called on all Nigerians who have the means to help the orphans to come and make their own contribute in helping the orphans, adding that “as orphans, their basic needs are food, clothing, shelter and education and we all own them that.”
He commended the matron of the orphanage on his commitment to the child and the home, saying she is rendering services to God.
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 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 the children survive. “