Jaiz Foundation presents N3m food items to FCTA

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JAIZ Foundation has presented food items worth N3 million to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). This, the foundation said, was in furtherance of its socio-economic support to the vulnerable people in Abuja. The food items were presented to the FCTA Palliative Committee on COVID-19. Jaiz Foundation Chief Executive Officer Dr Abdullahi Shuaib led the team to the office of the Minister of has presented food items worth N3 million to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The foundation team were received by the Minister of State for FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu on behalf of the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello. Dr Aliyu received the food items that include 300 bags of 10kg rice, 300 cartons of spaghetti, 25 Cartons of Royco seasoning, 15 Cartons of 1litre groundnut oil and 50 sacks of Omo detergents. Dr Shuaib, who represented the Foundation’s Board Chairman, Mallam Adamu Bello, said the foundation was moved by the plight of the vulnerable. According to him, the vulnerable have been struggling to make ends meet in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic coupled with the partial lockdown of the capital territory. The foundation, Shuaib said, reposed confidence in the FCTA in disbursing the food items to deserving people in a manner that will conform to the advisory of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Dr Aliyu thanked Jaiz foundation for its solidarity and the confidence reposed in the administration. The foodstuffs, she said, would go a long way to strengthening the efforts of FCT administration on palliatives to the poor. She assured the team of judicious and transparent disbursements of the food items. On the entourage of the Foundation are Lukman Abdullahi, Umar Faruk Yakubu, Muhammad Salisu Mua’zu, Hajiya Sa’adatu Zakari and Mutawakeel Jibrin. The Nation – May 15, 2020 @ 10:15 GMT /

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