Islamic Singer,Rukayat Gawat Fetes 120 Widows In Remembrance of Her Missing Father, As Movie Stars Storm Event
Top Islamic female musician, Rukayat Gawat Oyefeso last weekend honoured 120 widows with a bag of rice and other gift items in remembrance of her missing father.
The event, which was part of her annual event, tagged “IMOLE DAY”, also featured the launching of her new music flick OGBE OKAN, part 3.
She said though her father has not been found but that the family remains optimistic that he will soon show up in the house. She appealed to well-meaning Nigerians and the Islamic community in general not to relent in their fervent prayers towards the discovery of the where about of her father.
On the choice of widows, she said she sees them as a sect in the society that requires attention and assistance. “I also believe Allah answers their prayers rapidly and I want them to also join me in prayers on my father. We wake up daily, hoping to see him return to the house and since we have exhausted all we could humanly do, we are relying solely on God to miraculously help us out. Apart from the widows, I also gave out gifts items to so many of my fans who have been part of my progress in music.”
Packaged by Okiki Films, the event, described as the best to have been organized by any Islamic artists in the country, was graced by all the notable Islamic artists, among who are: Wasiu Kayode As-sideeq, Baba N Waka, Ayeloyun, Saoti Arewa, Ere Asalatu, Omotayebi, Iya N Kaola, Gbemisoke, Temi Ni Success and Akogba among others.
Chief hosts who happened to be the celebrant’s husband and also the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Staco Insurance, Alhaji Shakirudeen Oyefeso assured that the annual event will get bigger next year as a minimum of 250 widows will benefit from it. He also said Youth empowerment scheme will also be introduced to get the young and talented ones fully engaged.
Sheikh Muyideen Ajani who gave the lecture during the programme enjoins all to be fearful of Allah and always see this life as epheremal and seek more the Kingdom of Allah. The event was graced by notable Yoruba actors and actresses.