The decision by the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir el-rufai to stop distribution of food items during period in the state is sure not going well with religious leaders in the state..
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru El-Rufai, on Friday cancelled the annual Ramadan “welfare” package distributed to Muslims in the state.
Past administrations distributed rice, millet, vegetable oil, milk, sugar and other commodities to Muslims; and also hosted religious groups to Ramadan breakfast.
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The association of sheikh and mallams Kaduna state are shock about the decision of the government, report BBC Hausa.
Head of the Kaduna State religious association, Sheikh Abubakar Usman Baban-Tune said they were surprised by the decision of el-rufai led government to stop feeding the less privilege in the state during this fasting which has being on for years.
Below is the hausa version of the report by the BBC
Majalisar malamai da Limami ta jihar Kaduna ta ce ta yi mamakin jin matakin da gwamnatin jihar ta dauka na soke ciyarda marasa karfi a lokacin azumi da aka saba gani ana yi shekara shekara
Sheikh Abubakar Usman Baban-Tune , shugaban majalisar Limamai da malamai a Kaduna, ya bayyana matakin a matsayin wata gurguwar dabara.
‘Alal hakika ana tausaya bayin Allah, kuma ana jinkan bayin Allah a cikin wannan watan’ in ji Sheikh Abubakar.
Ya kara da cewa ‘akwai wadanda suke da rauni’
Gwamnatin jihar dai ta ce ta yi hakan ne don rage facaka da kudaden gwamnati, kuma a cewarta mutane kalilan ne ke amfana da tallafin.