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Eid-il- fitr: FCTA Donates Food Items To Twelve Less Privileged Groups


In order to allievate the sufferings of the less privileged groups in the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory 1 (FCTA) on Friday donated 60 bags of rice, 60 cartoons of vegetables oil and twelve cows to the vulnerables groups in Abuja in the spirit of Eid-il-Fitr.

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries on behalf of the administration, the Chief of Protocols, Malam Sani Daura said it was a routine gesture by the administration in assisting the less privileged at a time such as this to enable them celebrate the festival with other member of the society.

The Chief Protocols who was represented by the Head of Admin in his office, Mr Terfa Agor enjoined the representing of the group to be transparent in distributing the items to their members.

Federal Capital Territory  Administration  donate covid-19 palliatives to twelve NGOs
Federal Capital Territory Administration donate covid-19 palliatives to twelve NGOs

Daura, however , called on the group, especially the Muslims, to pray for peace and unity amongst residents of the FCT and the nation at large as they celebrate Eid-el fitr.

He reminded them of the obligation to work and pray for the unity and indivisibility of the country, also called on them to pray for an end to the Coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the country and the world in general.

While admonishing them to use the occasion to meditate and give expression to the teachings and lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad, SAW, and to pray for the administration.

Representatives of the group were given five 50kg bags of rice and five cartoons of groundnut oil and one cow each for onward distribution to their members.

Those who benefited from items includes, School for the handicapped Kuje, School for the blind Jabi, School for the deaf Kuje, Leppers Colony, Motherless baby home, FCT Para Soccer team, Unity Orphanage Bwari and Community based Vocational Rehabilitation center Old Karu.

Others were Community based vocational based Rehabilitation center Zuba, Blind person Karon Majiji, Vocational Rehabilitation center Kuje, Karon Majiji Disabled Rehabilitation Community.

Speaking on behalf of the group, the Principal School for the Blind Kuje, Comrade Abdulrazaq Surajo on behalf of the groups thanked the administration, saying, the items given to them should will be a kind of sacrifice that would bring an end to Coronavirus pandemic in the whole world.

Stressing that the Coronavirus has caused severed hardship to most of their members

According to him, ”We want to say a very big thank you to you, the FCT administration, the Minister and the team that all came together believing in us.

“The goods you brought today we will ensure that they are distributed across all the members of this group.

“This will go a long way in assisting us to celebrate the eid-el Fitr and would also help in cushioning the economy hardship faced by our members as results of the sit at home COVID-19 global pandemic”.

He also called on other well-meaning Nigerians to follow suite in reaching out to the less privileged in the society in a time like this to alleviate their plight.

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