His Excellency, Right Hon. Dr. Bello Muhammad Matawallen Maradun has on Thursday distributed funds to thousands of people in Gusau to facilitate the ongoing Ramadan fast.
The kindhearted and loving Governor who just launched the distribution of 182,000 bags of assorted food items to members of the public in Zamfara as part of his administration’s traditional annual gesture in the month of Ramadan remarked that, ‘this is good for the nation, especially for the weak. It is a thing that the Almighty God loves and cherishes’.
The gesture according to the people if the gold-rich state, shows that the poor and the less privileged are in the heart of Maidaraja Governor and therefore, prayed to Allah the exalted Yasakama Maidaraja Governor and Alkhairi Allahumma.
The governor also congratulated the Muslim faithful in the state and the entire Muslim ummah for the fortune of being alive to witness another month of the Holy Ramadan, urged them to use the time for spiritual reawakening, charity, continuous recitation of the Holy Qur’an, and other spiritual acts that will bring us closer to Almighty Allah as well as renew their commitment in doing what is good throughout the period and beyond.
Some of the items that the Governor had earlier given out include; 60,000 bags of rice, 30,000 bags of sugar, 50,000 bags of millet, 30,000 bags of maize, 10,000 bags of beans and 2,000 cartoons of milk.
Similarly, 40,000 pieces of shadda and atamfa clothing materials were purchased for distribution to the less fortunate in order for them to celebrate Idul-Fitri with a feeling of sense of belonging and ease.
The Shattiman Sakkwato announced that Ramadan feeding would be conducted across all the 2,516 polling units of the State and directed the Ministry for Local Government and Community Development to collaborate with the 14 Local Government Councils to establish additional feeding centres in each of the Councils.