Kano govt launches 2024 Ramadan feeding committee

The Kano state government, in its ongoing efforts to provide food assistance to the less privileged during the month of Ramadan, has inaugurated a high-powered committee for the upcoming 2024 Ramadan Feeding Programme (RFP).

Deputy Governor, Comrade Aminu Gwarzo, according to a press statement issued by the his spokesperson, Ibrahim Shuaibu, led the inauguration at his office.

He emphasized that the program aims to support all residents of the state regardless of political affiliations.

Comrade Gwarzo urged the committee to strategize the distribution of food across designated areas in the state, emphasizing the importance of completing their task within five days.

He also stressed the need to review previous reports to ensure tangible results and address existing gaps.

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

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Comrade Gwarzo expressed gratitude to the people of the state for their continued support and underlined the commitment of the administration led by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf.

Other members of the committee includes 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.

Earlier, the Commissioner of Religious Affairs, Ahmad Tijjani Auwal, speaking on behalf of the committee, thanked the state government for entrusting them with this 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 program, ensuring its success and widespread benefits during the Holy Ramadan month.


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