Zakkat Committee Distributes Over 200 Bags of Grains in Bauchi Community

Zakkat committee in Sama Ward of Ningi local government area of Bauchi State has distributed about 225 bags of grains to less privileged people and the needy.

Speaking during the distribution exercise in the Kajala community, the District head of Burra Alh Ya’u Shehu Abubakar, expressed his delight with the courage of the people to give out their Zakkat to the assigned committee.

Represented by Alh Shehu Kwadabe, the District head also commended the efforts of the village head of Sama Alh Ibrahim Aliyu Halad for uniting his people on the righteous work.

Poor, Less Privileged Persons Get 200 Bags of Grains As Alms In Bauchi

He challenged other villages of his jurisdiction to emulate the gesture.

Speaking earlier, the village head of Sama Alh Halad explained that they collected 225 bags of grains which comprised sorghum, Maize, Soya beans and rice.

He noted that all the grains were collected from the farmers and the exercise is the fourth of its kind in his area.

The Chief Imam of Ningi, represented by Malam Hussaini Shehu Imam, explained that Zakkat is one of the pillars of Islam imposed on the farmers, traders and wealthy individuals.

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Imam called on the people to give out zakkat as at when due and to adhere strictly according to the guidelines and teachings of Islam.


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