Eid-Fitr: Foundation Trains 120 Volunteer Joint Islamic Aid On Rescue Of Children



An Wunti Al-Khair Foundation has trained at least 120 Volunteers Joint Islamic Aid organizations on search and rescue of missing children and to ensure hitch-free during eld-fitr celebrations in the state.

Speaking on behalf of the Wunti Al-Khair foundation at the 2-day training for Islamic aid group members held at Bauchi Juma’at central mosque on Monday, Malam Abdulrazak Wunti, said the aim of training was to expose the Volunteers to a new emergency response system and rescue of children  in line with global base practices.

“It was also informed by the foundation’s determination to ensure that the thousands of Muslim faithful attending various eid grounds are properly guided and protected.”

He said the foundation was concerned with the safety of worshipers before, during and after the Sallah hence the need for the training.

He urged the participants to use the knowledge acquired in a manner that would impact positively to the well-being of the people of the state.

Also speaking, Alhaji Ibrahim Sani, chairman Joint Islamic Aid Groups in the state said training was to provide participants with basic and technical skills on search and rescue of missing children, crowd and traffic management

“Emergency response, public enlightenment as well as risk communication ahead of Eid El fir Sallah celebrations. Safeguarding and salvaging our children, minors and ensuring hitch free Sallah celebrations.” 

According to him, the 120 participants were drawn from all Islamic groups across the 20 local government areas as training of trainers (ToT) for stepping down to the members, adding that out of the 120 participants 15 are females.

He appreciated the foundation for the initiative, stressing that the gesture would further complement the effort of the state government in ensuring a successful Sallah Celebrations.

A participant, Malam Mukthar Abdulhamid assured to make good use of the knowledge and also step it down to other members.

He urged the participants to remain proactive and steadfast in their responsibilities.

The Foundation however donated food items and clothing materials to all the participants.

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