Ramadan: NASFAT distribute Zakat to the needy
The Nasfat Agency for Zakat and Sadaqat (NAZAS), an arm of the Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society of Nigeria (NASFAT), Surulere Lagos State Branch has donated cash and other items to the less privilege in its 2017 Zakat disbursement scheme.
In an emotional moment and life changing experience, some beneficiaries went home with gift items and cash donations during disbursement of Zakat by the NAZAS, a non-governmental organization established with the aims to give succour to the needy in the society during the annual Ramadan lecture held at the National Stadium Mosque Lagos.
Its chairman, Mr. Niyi Yusuf who was represented by Alhaji Shamusudeen Oladele Afunku said the zakat disbursement was apart from the agency’s benevolent acts including reaching out to the vulnerable within the society through donations of relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
He said the agency has spent over N70m in humanitarian services providing succour to the less privileged in the society.
Some of the beneficiaries could not hide their joy as they receive cash donations ranging from N200, 000 to N250, 000 and gift items like deep freezers and photocopy machines among others.
For Lukman Oluwo a physically challenged artisan from Shomolu Area, it was a moment of shock, excitement and emotional for him having received N200, 000 to start his water and beverage business.
The event also witnessed the delivering of the annual Ramadan lecture delivered by Alhaji Daud Oniyide and Alhaji Isiak Folorunsho Faagba who were the guest speakers.
The duo stressed the benefits of charity and selflessness at all times and especially during the month of Ramadan.