Muslim society, Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, has announced its intention to provide food to 5,000 individuals and provide a free Ramadan supper (iftary) to 500 Muslims each day during the 29 or 30 days of this year’s Ramadan fast
According to Daily Trust, this was disclosed by the group’s chairman of the Abuja branch, Alhaji Mohammed Kabir Olayiwola, during a news conference in Abuja on Thursday.
He said that one of the events planned for the 28th annual Ramadan lecture and special payer for the country, to be held at the ADSN Central Mosque in Maitama, Abuja, was themed: “Ramadan: Islam and Good Governance: the Responsibility of Muslims.”
“Ramadan period is a month of re-awakening of all Muslims to their roles and responsibilities as well as Islam’s perspective on good governance. The month also reminds Muslims of equality of citizens before Allah.
“Our food bank will deal with the collection of raw food items donated by the well-to-do amongst us and distribute to 5,000 less-privileged to have good food in their respective houses daily.
“Also, we are going to organise Ramadan breakfast for additional 500 Muslims daily in our mosque in Maitama. We solicit public support in this direction to complement our own earmarked resources,” Olayiwola said.