Sokoto governor distributes N258.8m items to orphans, needy


Sokoto State government has distributed items worth N258.8 million to orphans and the needy under its Zakat and Waqf scheme aimed at fulfilling the obligations of one of the five pillars of Islam.

The state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal while distributing the items procured by the state Zakat and Waqf Commission (SOZECOM), said it is in continuation of his administration’s annual intervention in this regard.

This is according to a statement signed by the special adviser on media and publicity to the governor, Muhammed Bello, and released to newsmen on behalf of the Governor Tambuwal on Thursday.

He said, “The government allocated the funds to the Commission in order to…

Source: Nigerian Tribune