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Ramadan: Dogara Distributes Food Items To Muslims In Bauchi

Posted: Jul 1, 2015 at 4:34 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  –  Bauchi


Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara, has begun distribution of food items to the entire Muslim communities in Bauchi State.

And he has urge the Muslim faithful to preach peace and unity of the country in the Ramadan period, saying only peace can bring the desired development under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

The chairman of the committee distributing the food items, Nuhu Abdulrazak Zaki, stated this while briefing newsmen in Bauchi on the exercise.

He said the beneficiaries cut-across all the 20 local government ares in the state, describing it as the Speaker’s effort to reduce suffering among the Muslim communities in the state. The items, according to him, are two trucks of rice, two and a half trucks of millet and one and a half trucks of sugar.

He said thousands of Muslims are expected to benefit fromthe gesture of the Speaker in the state and even the extended North East region.

Zaki maintain that already the committee had contacted the speaker of the state House of Assembly has assured the committee of their support throughout the exercise to ensure respective central mosques derived benefit from the gesture.

According to him, Dogara’s decision to embark on the distribution of the food items was to prove to the entire nation that he is a leader for all Nigerians irrespective of religious and ethnic differences.