Kind Nigerian Pastor Distributes Plates of Rice to Fasting Muslims, Photos Go Viral

Kind Nigerian Pastor Distributes Plates of Rice to Fasting Muslims, Photos Go Viral

  • A US-based pastor who renovated a 50-year-old mosque in 2021 has gone viral again for feeding fasting Muslims
  • The philanthropic pastor had also fed over 20,000 people in Osun West senatorial district in December 2023
  • According to him, he took a decision to feed the Muslims because he grew up playing in a mosque and eating with Muslim children

The Oluwaseun People's Foundation, spearheaded by a US-based pastor named Mr Oluwaseun Basil Alabi, has endeared the hearts of netizens.

The foundation has been providing food to Muslims observing fasting in Osun State's Ikire, Apomu, and Ikoyi in Irewole and Isokan local government areas.

Nigerian pastor based in US feeds fasting Muslims with plates of rice
Pastor feeds Muslims with plates of rice Photo credit: Legit.
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Philanthropic pastor feeds Muslims

A Facebook user, Bakare Gboyega shared pictures of the Iftar food support organised by the kind pastor.

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Recall, the same pastor renovated a mosque in 2021, which was also covered in a viral news story by Legit.

The pastor was also the mastermind behind a feeding program that fed over 20,000 people across Osun West senatorial district in December 2023.

Speaking about his decision to always come to the aid of Muslims and showcase love to them, he shared an insight into his childhood life.

According to him, his reason for spending on mosques despite being a pastor, was because the mosque was a crucial part of his childhood, where he played and ate with Muslim children without any discrimination.

The pastor said that the sweet memory has motivated him to give back as much as possible to the community that raised him.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian pastor, Oluwaseun Basil Alabi (OBA), launched a food bank for the poor, widows and vulnerable people in the Ikire community, Irewole local government area of Osun state.

The food bank and aid distribution centre was unveiled on Monday, December 27, at the office building of the Oluwaseun Peoples Foundation (OPF) located along Ikire-Apomu road behind the Osun State Licensing office.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ankrah Shalom (Human-Interest editor) Shalom Ankrah is a journalist and a Human Interest Editor at Legit.ng with over three years of experience. She has a degree in Mass communication from Alex Ekwueme University. Shalom has worked with reputable news organizations including The Tide and GistReel. Email: ankrah.shalom@corp.legit.ng.

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