In support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s mission to lift 100 millions Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years, late MKO Abiola’s son, Lekan”s project The Charitable Souls Foundation” is set to empower 600, 000 Nigerian households swimming in abject poverty.
To mark this year 2020 World Poverty Eradication day, on Saturday 17th October, 2020, The Charitable Souls Foundation is raising a whooping sum of #60billion charity endowment fund to empower over 600,000 vulnerable across the 36 states of the federation and capital territory.
In a chat with the national co-ordinator, Aare Tajudeen Yunus said, the foundation has set up co-ordinators in all the 774 Local governments of the federation and working on the data base of all the vulnerable that will make it easier for them to disburse materials and cash.
The Fund raising event will hold @ MKO Abiola Democracy Villa, MKO Abiola Crescent, Toyin street, ikeja, Lagos.
The Chief launcher is Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman of the occasion, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, Chairperson, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu and Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu.
Guests of honour expected are; His Excellency, Babajide Sanwoolu, Dr. Kadiri Hamsat, Deputy Governor and Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Mudashiru Obasa.
The spiritual fathers of the day are Fadilat Sheikh Alhaji Al- Imam Abdulrasheed Yusuf and Fadilat Sheikh Alhaji Al-Imam Muh’d Raji Ajani Mahmud.
The guest speakers are Fadilat Sheikh Tajudeen Ishola Omopejuowo and Pastor Tunde Bakare, while Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the father of the day.
The Charitable Souls Foundation was set up in memory of late MKO Abiola and late Alhaja Kudirat Abiola, founded by Lekan Abiola with his team to make sure that the most vulnerable in poverty downstream in Nigeria are lifted up from abyss of poverty and penury and be a vanguard in eradicating poverty and hunger from Nigerians.