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Eid-El Fitr: FCTA Donates Food Items To 12 Less Privileged Groups

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ABUJA – The Federal Capital Ter­ritory Administration (FCTA) has donated 60 bags of rice, 60 cartoons of veg­etable oil and 12 cows to 12 selected less privileged groups in the nation’s cap­ital in the spirit of Eid-el- Fitr celebration.

Representatives of the group were given five 50kg bags of rice and five cartoons of groundnut oil and one cow each for onward distribution to their members.

Those who benefited from items includes, School for the handicapped Kuje; School for the blind Jabi; School for the deaf Kuje; Leppers Col­ony; Motherless baby home; FCT Para Soccer team; Unity Orphanage Bwari and Com­munity based Vocational Re­habilitation Center Old Karu.

Others were Communi­ty based vocational based Rehabilitation center Zuba, Blind person Karon Majiji, Vocational Rehabilitation center Kuje and Karon Majiji Disabled Rehabilitation Com­munity.

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries on behalf of the administration, the Chief of Protocols, Malam Sani Daura said it was a routine gesture by the administration in as­sisting the less privileged at a time such as this to enable them celebrate the festival with other member of the society.

The Chief Protocols, who was represented by the Head of Admin in his office, Mr Terfa Agor enjoined the rep­resentatives of the groups to be transparent in distributing the items to their members.

Daura, however, called on the group, especially the Muslims, to pray for peace and unity amongst residents of the FCT and the nation at large as they celebrate Eid-el fitr.

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