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Zakkat Commission Supports Hospitals, Others with N7.9m

By Ibrahim Goronyo, Sokoto


Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission has distributed N7.9 million medical assistance to various hospitals and pharmaceutical shops across the state.

Chairman of the Commission, Malam Lawal Maidoki, said that the assistance was part of the state government’s monthly support to the commission to assist the less-privileged in the society.

“Every month the state government supports the commission with N31.5 million to assist the needy in the areas of medical, shelter, food and disaster as well as to improve their living standard.

“As such, this month as usual, we are disbursing N7.9 million to our various partners, hospitals and pharmaceutical shops to ain the state”, he said.

The Chairman therefore solicited the support of people in the state to accept government’s plan towards Implementing the Contributory Health Care Scheme for all.

He said the system when fully implemented, would surely improve the standard of health facilities across the state.

Maidoki, commended the hospitals and pharmaceutical shops for their support and dedication to ensure the success of the programme.

“I call on people to make the best use of the opportunity and called on wealthy persons to support government’s effort in ensuring a better life for the needy in the state”.

The benefitting hospitals include; Kware Psychiatric Hospital,

Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) and Specialist Hospital, Sokoto, Wamakko Orthopaedic Hospital, Maryam Abacha Hospital, Iman Hospital, Binji Pharmacy, Zumunci Pharmacy, Rauda Pharmacy and Maigobir Pharmacy, amongst others.

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