Al-mubarak Foundation disburses N2.9m zakat to 13 beneficiaries
A Muslim group, Al-Mubarak Waqf Foundation on Saturday distributed N2.9m as zakat to eleven persons, Ubayy ibn Ka’ab Academy, and Gidauniyar Tallafawa marayu.
Solacebase reports that the Board Chairman of Freedom Radio Group, Alhaji Ado Muhammad distributed the cheques to the beneficiaries at Islamic Forum headquarters, in Kano.
Alhaji Ado Muhammad said the foundation would not relent in providing similar gestures to the needy.
He advised wealthy individuals on the need to give out Zakkat sufficiently aimed at serving as capital to the beneficiaries.
In a paper presentation titled ‘Preamble Al-Mubarak Waqf Foundation’ a member of the foundation’s Board of Trustees, Dr Jamilu Chedi said the foundation attaches priority attention to education and human capital development.
According to him the beneficiaries were selected by the sponsor of the zakat, expressing hope that the gesture would be expanded next year, so that many people would benefit from it.
He said the foundation was established in 2019, with the sole aim of assisting Muslims.
He said supporting education, entrepreneurship and technology to Muslim communities are among the cardinal objectives of the foundation.
Also speaking, the chairman of foundation’s technical committee Malam Saleh Adamu Kwaru disclosed that the foundation is constructing a Jumu’ah mosque and Institute of Information Technology at Na’ibawa quarters.
He added that the Foundation is working assiduously in assisting the needy for prosperous and peaceful society.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Junaidu Ahmad thanked philanthropic organisation for the gesture and pledged to utilise the fund judiciously.
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