An Army General, Major General Aminu Shehu Chinade, has established a foundation for orphans and vulnerable children in Chinade community, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
General Shehu announced the formation of the foundation at a reception organised by sons and daughters from Chinade community to celebrate his recent promotion to major general in the army, at Chinade Central Primary School,
He thanked his kinsmen for the honour done to him and pledged to continue to serve his people and Nigerians better.
General Shehu donated N2 million for the take-off of the newly establish foundation.
However, the foundation’s purse grew by N3.5 million following donations made by friends of the general.
Chairman of the occasion, Ambassador Jibrin D. Chinade, extolled the philanthropy of the celebrant and urged people of the area to continue to pray for his success.
Chinade also called for more unity and understanding among all sons and daughters of the area, and urged other prominent indigenes to always remember their younger ones at home.