Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday, presented food items to Muslim faithful in Makurdi, the State funding, to allow them to celebrate the 2021 Eid Al Fitr.
Things presented comprise 1,200 bags of rice, an undisclosed sum of money along other essential items.
The products were presented in the direction of Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI in Makurdi who would further ensure the items are properly distributed to people in need.
Ortom stated that preparations were being made to host the Muslim community the usual way he does before the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 imposed new restrictions.
The Governor enjoined the Muslim faithful to intensify prayers for peace and safety in Benue State and Nigeria at large as they conclude their Ramadan, stressing that despite safety and financial struggles, there were many things to be thankful for.
Obtaining the items, the leader of the Muslim community at the State, Alhaji Garba Baba said Governor Ortom believes in God which was why he remembered the Muslim community on the occasion of the 2021 Eid Al Fitr.