The Vice Chairman of Ijumu Local Government Area, Hon. (Mrs.) Rachael Otitolaiye has empowered 60 widows across the 15 wards of the council area to celebrate this year Eid-el-Kabir.
Speaking at the event which was held at the Odokoro- Gbede, resident of the Executive Chairman who doubles as the ALGON Chairman in Kogi State, Hon. Isah Taufiq said she decided to give back to the people in the spirit of the season.
According to her, she used to be overwhelmed by the way her boss, Alhaji Isah Taufiq used to reach out to the people and being a Muslim and she, as christian decided in honor of her boss to give back to the less privilege on salla day.
She said despite the economy situations in the country, she has decided to give her token to them to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir in their own little way, called on the people of the state to continue to support and cooperate with the current leadership in the state led by Governor Yahaya Bello.
She urged Muslims in the local government and state to pray for the overall success of Alhaj Taufiq and Governor Yahaya Bello administrations to take the area and state to another level of development.