April 14, 2024

NASFAT Declares N10 million Relief Fund For ENDSARS Victims

NASFAT Declares N10 million Relief Fund For ENDSARS Victims

The Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) has declared a N10 million relief fund for the victims of ENDSARS protests across different states in Nigeria.

This is contained in a statement signed by AbdulAkeem Yusuf, the NASFAT Publicity Secretary made available to AMILOADED.

“The Society expressed shock at the reported use of gunshots to disperse peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate and the wanton loss of lives and livelihood from incidents of arson, riots and looting by hoodlums in several states,” the statement read.

According to Mr. Niyi Yusuf the President of NASFAT, the society welcomes the directives for an immediate resolution of the crisis and justice to all affected persons from the mayhem in line with the laws and Constitution of Nigeria.

NASFAT also commended the State Governors for their speedy inauguration of judicial panel of inquiry into alleged cases of police brutality at the state level as well as youths who have conducted themselves peacefully.

However, NASFAT called on the security agencies to always exercise restraint as they restore law and order across the country whilst appealing to all protesters and
demonstrators to call off all related street protests and embrace the opportunity for dialogue and peace.

Referencing the Hadith, the Chief Missioner of NASFAT, Imam AbdulAzeez Onike, called for an immediate end of all forms of violence, banditry and arson for sustainable peace and security.

According to him, “too much blood has already been spilled. Any life lost is a stain on our humanity. “The eyes are shedding tears and the heart is grieved, and we will not say except what pleases our Lord.”

NASFAT further expressed condolences to families of victims and policemen who lost their lives in different cities in Nigeria whilst commiserating with those who lost their valuable

On NASFAT affected members, the Society announced the immediate establishment of a N10m victims restitution relief fund to provide succour to those injured and whose businesses and properties may have been vandalised.

“Additionally, the society plans to setup a Fellowship program for traditional and social media journalists to recognise, promote and reward reportage that accentuate instances of humane, conscientious and gallant acts of the Nigerian police force that promote good community relationship,” the statement further read.

NASFAT announced that a special prayer for peace would be held on Sunday during its weekly Asalatu program at all our locations and online.

NASFAT urged the Government to accelerate genuine dialogue and consultation with civil society organizations, religious leaders, community elders and youth associations towards implementing the announced police reforms, reforming other institutions, job creation, poverty reduction, promotion of good governance and collaboration for a more just, united, peaceful, prosperous and inclusive Nigeria as was discussed at the Global Youth Summit that the society held on October 1st during the 60th independence anniversary of the nation.

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