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Islamic Organization distributes food items to 300 women in Bauchi State .

Amina Umar

An Islamic Organization, Ihsan Zakkat and Waqaf Foundation has distributed 300 bags of rice to vulnerable women in Bauchi local government Area worth N7 million.
Speaking during the distribution exercise, official of the organization,Dr Hamza Hussain, said that the gesture was geared towards performing zakkat , which is one of the five pillars of Islam.
According to him, the donation was in collaboration with 19 women organizations in the state , adding that as part of its activities, it plans to embarked on mass plantation. to enable people benefiit from it in future.
Dr Hussan solicited for donations in terms of the tree planting and other activities in order to uplift the livelihood of vulnerable people.
Also speaking, Dr Usman Ibrahim Giade,Member Ihsan and Waqaf Foundation advisory committee, said the need to feed the poor cannot not be over emphasized.
Dr Usman Ibrahim Giade emphasised the significance of Fasting among Muslims, hence the need to support one another especially with regards to feeding.
According to him, the organisation has also received donations of lands worth 10 hecters in Bauchi, Misau and Azare local government Areas .
In a Goodwill message,Alhaji Yakubu Marafa, former Grand Khadi,Bauchi state acknowledged the contribution of Muslim women to cushion the effect of the hardship encountered by women.
In a vote of Thanks, Hajiya Halima Ibrahim Abdullahi, officials of the foundation appreciated the support of religious and community leaders for supporting women activities in the state through education,health, Zakkat Endowment, humanitarian and other interventions for peace building and economic development.


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