By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Muslim Forum of Nigerian Army Basawa Cantonment, Zaria has donated items worth N100,000 to the Zaria Central Prison Inmates.
Presenting the items, the Chief Imam of the Cantonment, Lieutenant S.Y. Ashafa said the gesture is to support the inmates to know they are very important to the society.
He reminded them that being in the prison is part of experience in life and is another way of correcting mistakes of the past.
The Chief Imam further enjoined the inmates to consider their stay at the prison as a Allah’s wish.
He reminded them to be good Ambassadors of their community when they finish their prison terms which will serve as a pointer to them.
He prayed for all of them that they will become symbols of emulation of the good citizens when they return into the society.
Lt. Ashafa also advised the inmates not to hold anybody in mind for retaliation because of his contribution or support towards their imprisonment.
Items donated include, food, bathing soap, detergent, toothpaste, cooking oil among others.