The Federal Capital Territory Administration has distributed 60 bags of rice, 60 cartoons of vegetable oil and cows to the poor and vulnerable persons across the 12 FCT Welfare Associations for 2022 Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
Presenting the food items to the association, the FCT Director Protocol department, Alhaji Sani Daura who represented said the largesse was one of the administration’s ways of assisting vulnerable groups during festivities.
He explained that the minister of FCT Mallam Muhammad Bello has a standing policy of reaching out to the indigents and vulnerable persons to celebrate Sallah.
Others beneficiaries are, FCT Vocational Rehabilitation Centre, Bwari, Community Based Vocational Rehabilitation Centre, old Karu, FCT para soccer Team, Area 10, Garki, Lepers Colony Yangoji, Community Based Rehabilitation Centre, Zuba, Karon-Majiji Disabled Community and Blind Persons Karonmajiji.
He explained that each of the twelve FCT Welfare Associations is provided with five bags of rice, five cartoons of vegetable oil and one cow each.
“The FCT Administration presently led by Malam Muhammad Bello as the minister has a standing policy of reaching out to vulnerable groups during festivities such as Sallah, Easter and Christmas celebrations.Therefore, this year’s own is not an exception. Daura said
Reporting by Remi Johnson, editing by Daniel Adejo.