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Kano govt. inaugurates Ramadan feeding committee

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Kano govt. inaugurates Ramadan feeding committee

Kano Governor Abba Yusuf

Published By: Ayorinde Oluokun

By Maduabuchi Nmeribeh/Kano

Kano state government has inaugurated the 2024 Ramadan Feeding Committee saddled with the responsibility of handling the 2024 Ramadan Feeding Programme (RFP).

According to a Statement by Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, Press Secretary to the State Deputy Governor, Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam Gwarzo, the RFP is designed to foster unity and render support during the Muslim fasting period.

According to the Statement, inaugurating the Committee in his office, Comrade Gwarzo, emphasized that the programme aimed to assist all residents of the state, irrespective of political affiliations.

The Deputy Governor urged the committee to strategize the distribution of food across designated areas in the state, highlighting the importance of completing their task within five days.

He emphasized the need to review previous reports, ensuring tangible results to address existing gaps.

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The committee’s terms of reference include identifying key distribution spots within the 8 metropolitan local governments and 36 local government areas of the state, recommending breakfast menus for the targeted Muslim ummah during Ramadan, and identifying individuals or groups deserving of government goodwill as a Ramadan gesture.

Expressing gratitude to the people of the state for their support, Comrade Gwarzo underlined the commitment of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf’s administration towards ensuring the welfare and wellbeing of citizens.

The Commissioner of Religious Affairs, Ahmad Tijjani Auwal, speaking on behalf of the committee, thanked the state government for entrusting them with the crucial Ramadan feeding task.

He assured that the committee would work diligently to fulfill its mandate.

Auwal also called on philanthropists in the state to support the programme, ensuring its success and widespread benefits during the Holy Ramadan month.

Other members of the committee include Aisha Lawan Saji (Commissioner of Women Affairs), Amina Abdullahi (Commissioner of Special Duties), Umar Haruna Doguwa (Commissioner of Education), Baba Halilu Dantiye (Commissioner of Information), among others.

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