1st December, 2010
Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) Brigade, the law enforcement unit ofÂ the LagosÂ State Ministry of the Environment, has donated food items confiscated from illegalÂ street traders to Bab-Es-Salam Charitable Home at GRA, Ikeja.
This was made known in a release issued by the agencyâ€™s Public Relations Officer,Â Mr. Tunde Olusesi and made available to Lagos Bulletin.
KAI Marshal General, Captain Danjuma Maigeri (rtd), in the release, restated thatÂ the donations were made following the directive of the Commissioner for theÂ Environment, Dr. Muiz Banire, who ordered that confiscated perishable items shouldÂ be donated to orphanages.
â€œMy honourable commissioner is a kind-hearted man. He had directed that perishableÂ items confiscated should be donated to motherless homes instead of allowing them toÂ waste,â€ he stated.
Donating the items, Mr. Tunde Olusesi told the management of the home that the stateÂ government has encouraged the home to continue in its humanitarian service which,Â according to him, attracts Godâ€™s blessing.
â€œWe believe that this donation will help in alleviating part of the nutritionalÂ problems of the inmates of your home,â€ the PRO stated.
Hajia Fatimoh Muhammed, the matron, who received the items on behalf of theÂ management of the home, expressed gratitude to the commissioner and the entire staffÂ of the Ministry of the Environment, for the gesture towards the less privileged inÂ the society. â€œWe pray that Almighty Allah will bless and reward you abundantly,â€ sheÂ prayed.
Lagos Bulletin was informed that orphanages that had benefited from such gesture inÂ the past include, Little Saints Orphanage, Palm Grove; Bethlehem Home, Egbeda;Â Nigerian Red Cross Motherless and Abandoned Babiesâ€™ Home, Makoko, Yaba and BoysÂ Remand Home, Oregun, among others.