By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
Member representing Lokoja 2 State Constituecy in the Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Idris Ndako, on Friday, distributed trucks loads of rice and other food items to members of his constituents for the celebration of this year eid-el-fitri festival.
Ndako also gave cash donations to certain individuals while clothing materials and cash were also given to some widows, orphans, and other category of people across the state Constituecy.
Presenting the items at his Felele residence for onward distribution to thousands of families/Household, Ndako emphasized that it’s his tradition for the past years to assist his people in need irrespective of where they come from during festive period.
The lawmaker who congratulated the Muslims on witnessing another Eid Adha, prayed to Allah to accept the sacrifices of the faithful and make it a year filled with joy and happiness.
According to him, despite the challenges facing the country, including insecurity and economic hardship, there is a reason to celebrate Allah’s mercies and to seek His guidance and help during the Eid Adha.
He called on security agencies to be up and doing in securing the Constituecy during the festivities, while also admonishing residents to be vigilant and security-conscious.
He said: “I use this occasion to celebrate with my Muslim brothers and sisters in Lokoja 2 Constituecy on this year’s Eid el-Kabir.
“Despite all the challenges we are faced with, the festival is worthy of celebration because Allah spared our lives. We thank Allah for His mercies.
“It is my charge that all Muslim faithful should use the opportunity of the Eid Adha to pray for Kogi State and Nigeria.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficieries, Usman Yahaya Aliyu thanked the lawmaker for the gesture and prayed that Allah would reward him.