Eid-kabir: Senator Saliu Mustapha Distributes 1000 Food Packs To Widows, Orphans

The Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial district and Turaki of Ilorin, Mallam Saliu Mustapha on Saturday distributed food packs to 1000 widows, Orphans, people living with disability and vulnerable to celebrate Eid-kabir.

Senator Saliu Mustapha while presenting the food packs to beneficiaries at his Constituency Office in Fate, Ilorin said the palliative will help them have joyful eid-kabir celebration in spite of their economic status.

Senator Saliu Mustapha with some of the beneficiaries
Senator Saliu Mustapha Distributes Food Packs To Widows, Orphans in Kwara Central

He said Eid celebration is another time to reach out to widows and other needy inline with Islamic tents.

The Senator revealed that beneficiaries were shortlisted by Community Based Organizations across four local government areas in Kwara Central.

The food packs contains Rice, Semo, packs of Spaghetti, Sugar, Salt, Maggi, Milk, Tea, Packs of Macaroni and 1 liter of Vegetable oil.

Senator Saliu Mustapha Distributes Food Packs To Widows, Orphans in Kwara Central

Prof Aisha Gobir and former Kwara Commissioner for Education, Alhaja Halimat Yusuf in their separate remarks appreciated Senator Mustapha for his consistency and timely interventions to ameliorate suffering facing the downtrodden in the society, especially during Sallah Celebration.

Senator Saliu Mustapha presenting Car to Ilorin Emirate Youth Descendants Association PRO, Muhammad Uthman Jaguma

An aged woman who benefited from the food packs appreciated the Senator for providing food for them to celebrate Sallah amidst the economic hardship in the country.

Our Correspondent reports that the food packs will also be distributed to selected beneficiaries in Ilorin West, Ilorin South, Ilorin East and Asa local government areas.

The highlight of the event was the presentation of Camry Cars to Saliu Mustapha Foundation Administrative Secretary, Tunde AbdulRahman and National PRO of Ilorin Emirate Youth Descendants Association (IEYDA), Muhammad Uthman Jaguma.

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