The Zamfara State Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakalla Muhammad, has donated Sallah clothes to over 10, 000 indigent citizens and people with disabilities in the state.
Speaking during the presentation of the clothes at his residence in Gusau, Malam Wakalla said the gesture was aimed at making the less privileged and those living with disabilities to celebrate the the forthcoming Eid Fitri Sallah a memorable and enjoyable one for them.
He said 7,000 sets of clothes are for widows and female orphans while 3,000 sets for men and orphan males.
“You know, Islam recognises assistance to the needy especially in this holy month of Ramadan.Therefore, it is part of my personal activities in this month to provide food and clothing materials to the needy in order to assist them to fast, worship and celebrate sallah in a happy mood”, he said.
Wakalla called on other wealthy individuals and other well meaning Nigerians to provide assistance to the needy in this Holy Month of Ramadan.
As Muslims, we all know in the Holy Qur’an, Almighty Allah has commanded and encouraged giving out assistance to the needy during this holy month of Ramadan”, he said.
Wakkala also called on Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for the security challenges facing the state and country at large.