Some features of the annual Abdulwahid Islamic Foundation Ramadan programme includes: educative lectures, Health talk, Check-up, free drugs , provisions and distribution of succour for fasting.
The foundation complied with the ravaging Chinese virus (covid-19) pandemic social distancing and personal safety guidelines by suspending it’s highly turnout yearly event to distribution of food items to each Muslim community Mosque representatives in Agboyi Ketu lcda under Kosofe today.
The Covid-19 Ramadan Relief packages is made up of 5Kg rice for over 400 beneficiaries from the charity gesture of the foundation.
The foundation’s president, who commended his members for the sacrifice, appreciated the Executive Chairman of Agboyi- Ketu LCDA, Mr Dele Oshinowo and the President, Succour Foundation, Mr Samuel Adebayo for their donations.
Also speaking, Mr Idowu Sharadeen, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the foundation noted that group needed to do more, considering the poverty and hunger in the land.
Sharadeen, who was represented by Mr Abdulwaheed Odunuga, the founder of the Foundation, said: “More grounds need to be covered, we appeal for more support from corporate organisations and the wealthy individuals.
“There is no better time to show we are concerned and we care for humanity in this most trying time of a pandemic that has crippled life and economy.”
One of the beneficiaries, Alhaja Roliat Oduyemi, expressed gratitude to the foundation.
Oduyemi said that the time was hard for her and her family, describing the gesture as apt and timely succour.
“It has not been easy making ends meet these days as foodstuffs are quite expensive, not to talk of the lockdown that affected us negatively.
“Receiving these foodstuffs from Abdulwahid Islamic Foundation at this trying time is a blessing.
“I thank Allah and the foundation and pray for more progress against the pandemic in this fasting month,” he said.
All beneficiaries were full of appreciation to the foundation.