Gaidam approves N63.5 million, rice, oil, for Ramadan feeding in Yobe

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved N63.5 million through the Ministry of Religious Affairs, to feed the less privileged in 42 centres across the 17 local government areas of the state and for the conduct of Tafsir during Ramadan.

According to a statement signed by the governor’s media aide, Andullahi Bego, N48.5 million of the money will be used for the purchase of rams and cooking condiments for the 42 feeding centres while N15 million will be used for the payment of allowances to Muslim preachers who will seek to guide the Muslim faithful through the Holy Month.

The governor also approved 1, 260 bags of rice and 630 jerry cans of cooking oil to be used in the 42 designated feeding centres during Ramadan.



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