From Labaran Kakaki, Zaria.

Emir of Zazzau Malam Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, has called on religious bodies to accord priority to humanitarian programmes as a step towards seeking Allah’s intervention on the challenges affecting the country.

He gave the advice while recieving the executives of the Association of Zakkat and Waqf Operators in Nigeria on a courtesy visit in his palace Zaria.

Malam Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, who expressed displeasure over the attitude of some wealthy individual especially on giving out Zakkat and supporting the leas previllegde in the society said that alone can never allow the nation to move in the right direction.

The Emir who lauded the commitment of the Association of Zakkat and Waqf Operators in Nigeria in improving the welfare of the common man reminded them on the need to gear effort in creating awareness on the importance of giving out Zakkat and the consequences of denying it in the hereafter.

He also confirmed that the Emirate was currently working in collaboration with Islamic scholars on how to form a standard committee on Zakkat collection to ensure that thousands of people from different part of the Zazzau benefits from it.

Earlier, the Chairman Association of Zakkat and Waqf Operators in Nigeria, Kaduna State chapter Alh Abdullahi Salisu, told the Emir that they were at his place to brief him about the Association’s National summit coming up this Saturday and sell for his blessing.

Alh Abdullahi Salisu, maintained that in two years of it’s inception the Association has disbursed about twenty million naira to three hundred poor and needy in Kaduna State and plans were on to extend the number in the nearest Future.

The Chairman further appreciated the support and cooperation the Emir has been giving to the Association which he said has contributed immensely to the successes they have recorded in dischrgin their operations.end Jibirin zaria

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