Story from Najib SANI, Bauchi
Sayawa Muslim Community in Bauchi State has lauded the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro for donating foodstuffs to them this fasting month of Ramadan.
Leader of the Sayawa Muslims under the aegis of ‘Zaar Muslims Community’, Danjuma Sheikh Bala Bar, made the commendation in a press release issued to journalists in Bauchi, Tuesday.
He noted that Bogoro has been making such donations to the community in Bogoro local government yearly, adding that the gesture has brought succour to the less privileged people.
The Muslim leader urged the community to continue to support Bogoro with prayers to succeed in his efforts to revamp the education sector in the country.
“We are very proud of the TETFund Executive Secretary, for not only making the state proud through his significant projects but for his unbiased relationship with Nigerians, irrespective of ethnic and religious inclinations.
“Bogoro’s concern for peaceful coexistence among various communities in the country and in his Bogoro local government, in particular, is commendable. We urge other politicians and public officers to emulate him”, he said.
The bar then disclosed plans by the group to organise Ramadan dinner for Muslims and Christians of the area in order to foster unity among them.