Ogun Muslim Community Donates N2.5million To Fight COVID-19 - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Thursday, April 9, 2020

Ogun Muslim Community Donates N2.5million To Fight COVID-19

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Adenike Sanusi 
ABEOKUTA - The League of Imams and Alfas in Ogun State on Thursday donated the sum of N2.5 million to Ogun state government to fight the spread of Coronavirus.

The Wakeel Muslim for Yorubaland, Edo and Delta, Sheikh Iskeel Awwal disclosed this on Thursday while handing over the draft cheque to the state Government. 

Sheikh Awwal said, the guesture was to support the government in the fight against the pandemic.

The Islamic leader stated that the Muslims in the state are ready to cooperate with the government in preventing the spread of Coronavirus.

He said, "we are here to donate N2.5 million to the Ogun state government. We commend the government for its outstanding efforts in combating COVID-19. 

"We pledge our loyalty to fully cooperate with the government on the fight against coronavirus."

Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor, Noimot Salako-Oyedele while receiving the draft cheque promised to be transparent and accountable for every gift and donation the government  received in the fight against COVID - 19.

She maintained that the government is doing everything possible to ensure the safety of the people of the state.

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