The Jama’atu Nasril Islam led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s lamentation about the plight of the Almajiris and other poor people in the country.
They called on the President to wake up and design all-inclusive socio-economic and educational policies that would create employment and increase literacy rate across the country instead of lamenting.
The groups also argued that instead of sharing money through its Trader Moni scheme, the Federal Government should have initiated social empowerment programmes that could address the Almajiri problem.
The President had during a breaking of fast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday night, said the plight of the poor, including the Almajiris, upset him. Read more