Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sallah: Kano State Govt. Gives N2.5m Food Items To Prisoners

The Kano State Government on Sunday donated food items worth N2.5 million to enable prison inmates in the state celebrate Eid el-Kabir.

The items comprised three cows, 14 rams, 40 bags of rice, 16 jerry- cans of vegetable oil and other food items.

The Secretary to Kano State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Alhaji, told officials of Kano Central Prisons, Kurmawa, at the presentation ceremony, that the gesture was to assist the inmates celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with ease.

“It has been a tradition of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje to assist the inmates during such special occasions,” he said.

He called on well to do individuals in the state to complement government’s efforts by donating food items and other materials to support the inmates to celebrate.

“The state government welcomes and encourages people who are willing to support the inmates in whatever way possible provided they will follow the agreed channels,“ he said.

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