Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the distribution of cows worth N11 million for the provision of meat to 4,205 orphans on the Eid El-Kabir Day.
The Chairman of the State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, on Saturday said, “N130,000 was given to each of the 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.
“Each of the districts will buy a cow, slaughter it and distribute it to 50 orphans each. The gesture is aimed at providing a sense of belonging to the orphans during the sallah festivities. ”