Ramadan: Zamfara Supports 40,000 Orphans

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Immediate past Governor Abdukaziz Yari of Zamfara State


By: UMAR FARUK, Gusau


A total of forty thousand orphans in Zamfara State have been benefitted from the annual Ramadan gesture of the state Zakat and Endowment Board.

The orphans were drawn from the seventeen emirates of the state.

Flagging off the distribution of the materials, Governor Abdul-Aziz Yari stressed the need for more attention to the welfare of orphans.

According to him, over the years his government has focused attention on the welfare of orphans and other less privileged persons in the society.

He warned officials saddled with the responsibility of distribution to be just and fair as government would not condone any act of diversion.

He appealed for more commitment from the wealthy individuals to support Zakat and Endowment board by remitting  necessary dues.

The chairman of the Board, Alhaji Muhammad Dan-Alhaji lauded the state government for its commitment to the development of the Zakat and Endowment collection

Dan-Alhaji explained that, the board had witness tremendous improvement under the leadership of governor Abdul-Aziz Yari.

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