In furtherance of its socio-economic support to the most vulnerable and poor people in the Federal Capital Territory, Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation has donated food items worth three million naira to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Palliatives Committee on COVID – 19.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Dr Abdullahi Shuaib, led the team to the office of the Hon Minister of the FCT, ably represented by his Minister of State for FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, who received the food items such as 300 bags of 10kg rice, 300 cartons of spaghetti, 25 Cartons of Royco seasoning, 15 Cartons of 1litre groundnut oil and 50 sacks of Omo detergents.
While presenting the items, Dr Shuaib, who represented the chairman of the Board of the Foundation, Mallam Adamu Bello, said the Foundation was moved by the pitiable plight of the poor and vulnerable people who have been struggling to make ends meet in the midst of the pandemic coupled with the partial lockdown of the capital territory.
He said, “The Foundation reposed its trust in the FCTA in disbursing the food items to deserving people in a manner that will conform with the advisory of the national centre for disease control.”
While responding, the Minister of state, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu expressed the appreciation of the FCTA to the Foundation for its solidarity, the confidence reposed in the administration of the honourable minister, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello and support by way of strengthening the efforts of the FCT administration on palliatives to the poor.
She assured the team of judicious and transparent disbursements of the food items.
On the entourage of the Foundation were Lukman Abdullahi, Umar Faruk Yakubu, Muhammad Salisu Mua’zu, Hajiya Sa’adatu Zakari and Mutawakeel Jibrin.
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