Sokoto State Governor, AminuTambuwal of Sokoto State has released the sum of over N12 million to buy cows for orphans in the state. The said amount, which was released through Zakkat, and endowment Committee is meant to buy cows on Sallah day through the 85 district heads of the state.
The breakdown shows that each district head will N130, 000 to buy cows and distribute it to at least 40 orphans across the 85 districts.
Meanwhile, Governor Tambuwal presented N25, 000 to each district head to buy ram on sallah day. The occasion was held at the Sultan of Sokoto’s palace.