YEARS' AGO -
February 5 - 12, 1998:
AGA KHAN EDUCATION SERVICES
GIFTS FOR MAYOR’S IDD BARAZA
HIS WORSHIP the Mayor of Mombasa, Councillor Najib Balala
organised the Mayor’s Idd Baraza at the Treasury Square, Mombasa
which was attended by a large cross-section of the citizens of
Mombasa, and included dignitaries like the Provincial
Commissioner, senior officials from all Muslim Communities,
Muslim politicians as well as prominent businessmen.
The delegation from
Aga Khan Council for Mombasa and Aga Khan Education Service,
Kenya at the Baraza included Mr. Noorudin Tejpar Chairman AKES,
K Mombasa Local Committee and the Acting Headteacher, Aga Khan
Junior Academy Mrs. Brenda Menezes and Dr. Rashid Lalani.
Dr. Rashid Lalani
addressed the gathering on the subject of “Muslim Ummah,
Brotherhood and Unity”.
the Mayor’s and Chief Kadhi’s speeches, Mr. Noorudin Tejpar made
a donation towards the ’Mayors Christmas tree, Idd-ul-Fitr, and
Diwali Fund’, followed by a donation of books, clothes and toys
by Mrs. Brenda Menezes of the Aga Khan Junior Academy.
All AKES, K Schools
in Mombasa have made more collection of books, clothes, toys and
other similar donations to be donated towards this fund.
MORE WATER FOR
‘POLICE’ - A bore hole had been sunk at Makupa Police
Station through the ‘Zainabiya Water Project’ of the Golden
Crescent Group Mombasa District, at a cost of Kshs. 200,000/=,
donated in Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Mohamedali Meghji by
their son, Amirali Meghji.
The bore hole was
inaugurated jointly by the Provincial Police Officer, Mr. Japeth
Mwania and the Governor of Golden Crescent Group Crescent Group
Mr Abbas Khaku, assisted by donor Mr. Amirali Meghji, which is
for use by Police Officers and Members of the public at the
Police Staff quarters.
Speaking at the
function Mr. Mwania thanked the organisation and donor for
boosting the water supply at the Police Station and urged other
donors to help the force with the provision of basic facilities
to ease the job of police in keeping law and order.
The function was
well attended by leaders and members of the Community and
contingent of Police and Inspectors.
the Deputy Director of Mombasa District Crescent Ahmed G. Daya,
the Governor of Golden Crescent Group Crescent Abbas Khaku and
brother Sajjad G. Mussa.
Earlier the Group’s
Project Co-ordinator Crescent Ahmed Karim delivered the welcome
address and thanked the PPO Mr. Mwania for allowing the Group to
sink the bore hole in the Makupa Police Station Yard.