The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef; the Iyalode of Lagos and President, Fatima Charity Foundation, Hajia Bintu-Fatima Tinubu; will on Sunday, 31st January, 2016 join other dignitaries for the 11th Zakat Distribution Ceremony (ZDC) organised by the Zakat and Sadaqah Foundation (ZSF).
The event, schedule to hold at the Multi-purpose Hall, Lagos State Secretariat Mosque, Alausa, Ikeja, will be chaired by Justice Wale Abiru of the Court of Appeal.
According to ZSF Executive Director Imam Abdullah Shuaib, 528 beneficiaries are expected for the Lagos distribution.
“For the year ended 2015, a total sum of N111, 096,876 is being disbursed as Zakat fund to a total of 21, 038 beneficiaries across the Southwest, Southeast and South south regions of the country by Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation,” he said.
Other dignitaries to grace the event are President, Muslim Community of Lagos State, Prof Tajudeen Gbadamosi; The Companion National Amir (President), Alhaji Musbau Oyefeso; President, Rhesus Solution initiative (RSI), Alhaja Jameela Olufunmilayo Banire; and Sheikh Imran Eleha among others.