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BREAKING: Zakat Foundation’s N325m for 2,647 Beneficiaries

Razaq Bamidele

A faith based charity organization, Zakat and Zadaqat Foundation (ZSF), is set to distribute the total sum of N325m to beneficiaries on Sunday, October 27, at the auditorium of the Alausa Secretariat Mosque, Ikeja.

A statement by ZSF Operations Manager, Alhaji Ahmed Ma’aruf said the sum of N325 million will be disbursed to over 2,647 beneficiaries at the 15th Zakat Distribution of the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF).

Alhaji Ma’aruf said the Sunday’s distribution in Lagos State will end this year’s Zakat distribution that commenced in June across the nation.

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According to him, beneficiaries were increased from 17 states to 21 states during this year’s distribution.

Other states, he said, would be captured in subsequent years’ edition.

Dignitaries expected at the event, according to the statement are, Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir el-Rufai Lagos State Deputy Governor Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Chief Imam of Lagos State Sheikh Sulaimon Abou-Nolla and Home Affairs Commissioner Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf.

Other invited guests included the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Timeline Consult and ZSF Advisory Board member, Mr Shuaib Idris, former Lagos State Home Affairs Commissioner Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef and Chairman, Alausa Secretariat Mosque Committee Dr. Tajudeen Afolabi.