Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
The President of Rivers State chapter of Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) Hajia (Mrs) Bello Menunat has called on well -meaning Nigerians to assist in completing the uncompleted projects started by his organization.
Mrs. Bello said FOMWAN is a non –governmental organization affiliated to Muslim Women Association of Nigeria and thousand of groups whose objectives are to assist peace building and development in Nigeria.
She noted that in an effort to contribute to the society, his organization started health and education projects which are now dilapidated due to lack of fund, adding that if those projects are completed it would assist the indigent of our society.
Speaking yesterday in Port Harcourt in an event to mark 2015 FOMWAN week, with the theme: Service to humanity, Mrs. Bello said, FOMWAN is an organization that had rendered so many services to indigent Nigerians.
She said because the objective of the organization encourages members to contribute to their immediate environment, Muslim women in the Niger Delta especially members of their group must have no excuse in making their contribution for the benefit of all.
He also advice Muslim women to always abide with the true teaching of Islam in the Quran and Sauna and to encourage other Muslim who are not member of the organization to live in the accordance with the teaching as to help one another .
“This year’s FOMWAN week centered on service to humanity and I’’ m glad to inform you that we have done greatly as an organization in this regard. We have commenced programmes in the key sector such as health, education and other projects under our care.
“We are using this opportunity to call for assistance from organizations and individuals to enable us complete some of the projects that are capital intensive. We also have dilapidated building which urgently needs renovation, the school premises need to be interlocked.
“We also have a library that need additional material and computer system, my responsibly as the leader of this organization is to ensure that we take the organization to a greater height and to address some challenges facing the less-privilege in our society. “