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Thursday, 11 August 2016

Sokoto Governor Vows to ban street begging


The Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has revealed that he plans to ban street begging.

The Governor said the act is degrading and it does not align with the tenets of Islam.


He said this while giving assistance to the needy under  the State Zakkat and Endowment Committee.

Tambuwal also said he will liaise with Muslim clerics in the state to deliberate
on how to stop beggingHe promised to improve the lives of Sokoto people despite the present economic situation in the country.

Also, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, also praised the Governor for funding of the Zakat committee.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal also increased the allowances of corps members in the state.

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