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Sokoto earmarks N6.7bn for ramadan feeding programme



Ahmed Aliyu

Ahmad Aliyu

Governor Ahmed Aliyu of Sokoto State has approved the sum of N6.7 billion for the 2024 Ramadan fasting feeding programme in the state.

ROYAL NEWS gathered that the programme includes the distribution of grains and the provision of meals at feeding centres.

Aliyu disclosed this during the flag-off of grain distribution to 18,400 orphans and the destitute across the state.

He said each of the 18,400 orphans and the destitute would receive bags of rice and millet with N5000 cash.

Meanwhile, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, thanked the state government for sustaining the Ramadan feeding programme.

The monarch assured the governor of his support in his efforts to improve the people’s living conditions.

He called on the wealthy people to show compassion to the needy.

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