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NGO distributes rice to the needy in Kebbi

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has flagged off the free distribution of rice to the less privileged in the society donated by a non-Governmental organization, ”Buhari for All”.

At the ceremony in Birnin Kebbi, Governor Bagudu described the gesture by the ‘Buhari for All’ as in line with the policy of President Muhammadu Buhari to strengthen the wellbeing of the citizenry.

The Governor represented by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Maigari Abdullahi Dakingari, affirmed that his administration has provided food items, clothing, and financial support to the people of Kebbi State during the Ramadan period and other religious festivals of adherents of all faiths.

He commended the ‘Buhari for All’ organization for its compassion urging well-to-do individuals to imbibe such humanitarian services.

The Governor described the State Co-Ordinator of the organization, Hon. Muhammad Dantani, Magajin Rafin Kabi, is trustworthy and would ensure fair distribution of the rice to all target beneficiaries.

In a remark, Alhaji Bello Dantani, Magajin Rafin Kabi said the organization started free distribution of rice to the needy last year which would be sustained.

He gave an assurance that the food item would reach all recipients, saying that more consignments of the rice would be delivered to Kebbi State.

The National Co-Ordinator of the ‘ Buhari for All’, Hon Aminu Sani Tagi who is away to Saudi Arabia on Umra pilgrimage was represented by a National Officer of the Association, Muhammad Umar Birnin Magaji who is the Zamfara State Commissioner for Arts and Culture.

He described the method adopted by the Kebbi State chapter of the organization as the best in the country, and commended the State Co-Ordinator, Hon. Bello Dantani for his honesty.

An Islamic Scholar, Shiek Umar Isa delivered a sermon on the Qur’anic Injunction of helping the poor and needy.

Personalities who made the symbolic presentation of the free rice to beneficiaries were the representative of the Governor, Alhaji Maigari Abdullahi Dakingari, the representative of the National Co-Ordinator of ‘ Buhari For All ‘ the District Head of Argungu, Alhaji Muhammad Mahmud Sama and Hajiya Zara’u Wali.

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