Queen Zara Foundation for Human Resources Development Organizes Sallah food Outreach in Karamajiji, in Abuja

Queen Zara Foundation for Human Resources Development a leading volunteer-driven organization providing & promoting Health, Peace, and empowerment through education & provision of benefits on Monday, July 11 organized a food drive to celebrate Sallah with physically challenged residents of Karamajiji in Abuja, Nigeria.

At Queen Zara a Foundation for Human Resources Development, they believe givers never lack, and giving back in third-world Nations can be really impactful. Its mission is to focus on making the maximum positive effort for our communities. Their members & volunteers provide the needed push that helps us affect the needed societal change.

According to Country Representative Danielle Anetor Ngerem, the nonprofit gave out free multiple packs of noodles to over 500 persons including men, women, and children in Karamajiji to commemorate the celebration. She said these donations are consistent with the other give-back programs we organize quarterly.

Karamajiji is one of the biggest slums within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It also has a high concentration of physically challenged persons and is located behind the Military Cemetery a few kilometers to the City Gate and home to internally Displaced persons (IDPs). The majority of the residents live in Ruga (Makeshift settlements).

Established by renowned Philanthropist Ms. Joyce Roberts, Queen Zara Foundation for Human Resources Development has been engaged in numerous medical outreaches, election monitoring, and food drive in the past.

In a November 13th, 2021, the foundation distributed relief Materials including foodstuffs, liters of cooking oil, bags of rice, garri, salt, cartoons of seasoning cubes, hundreds of branded shea butter, black soap, refreshments, and toiletries for over a hundred beneficiaries at FCT Vocational Rehabilitation center, Kuchiko-Bwari, Abuja.

In March 2021, the foundation also embarked on a free blood pressure screening for over 500 residents of Maitama in Abuja. The beneficiaries expressed joy and prayed that God Almighty would reward the nonprofit for its humanitarian gesture.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Spokesperson of the people Yusuf, noted that the organization had written its name on gold for engaging in such a Laudable idea.

Meet Datti Baba-Ahmed Peter Obi’s Running mate

Peter Obi presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), has named Datti Baba-Ahmed, founder of Baze University, as his running mate for the 2023 presidential election. 

Obi unveiled his running mate at an event in Abuja on Friday.

The development comes less than 24 hours after Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant on public affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, announced his withdrawal as the party’s vice-presidential candidate.

The party had in June named Okupe as its “placeholder” vice-presidential candidate.

Speaking at the unveiling, Obi said Baba-Ahmed is “eminently qualified” to be Nigeria’s vice-president if the party wins the presidential election next year.

“This is our match to secure, unite and make Nigeria productive and you can’t do it without having people who have a similar vision, idea and are prepared for that onerous task,” he said.

In his remarks, Baba-Ahmed said he is “humbled and appreciative” of his selection as the party’s vice-presidential candidate, TheCable reports.

Meet Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed?

He was born in 1975 and is a Nigerian economist and politician who served as Senator for Kaduna North from 2011 to 2012 and member of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007.

Baba-Ahmed is from the prominent Baba-Ahmed family of Zaria and graduated from the University of Maiduguri.

Baba-Ahmed has a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in Borno State.

He worked in the security Printing and Minting, Lagos before entering politics.

In 2006, while a Federal representative, he earned the title of Doctor of Philosophy when he completed his Ph.D studies at the University of Westminster.

Baba-Ahmed was popular for his principled activism.During the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo, he was among lawmakers who opposed letting Obasanjo run for a third term.

In May 2006 he said he would not run for re-election unless action was taken to investigate allegations that members had been bribed to support the constitutional changes needed for a third term presidency.

 In 2007 he took the Independent National Electoral Commission to court over conduct of past elections. He was known for speaking out against corruption.

Ahmed was founder and Pro–Chancellor of Baze University, an independent university located in Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria which opened in April 2011.