Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission, has disbursed medical assistance worth N7.4 million to various hospitals and pharmaceutical shops committee across the state.
The Commission’s Chairman, Malam Lawal Maidoki, said that the assistance was part of the state government’s monthly support to the commission’s aim in assisting the less-privileged in the society.
“Every month the state government supports the commission with N31.5 million to assist the needy in the area of medical, shelter, food and disaster, among others to improve their living standard.
“Therefore, as usual, we are disbursing N7.4 million to our various partners, hospitals and pharmaceutical shops to assist the needy who cannot afford medication,” he said.
The Chairman further restated the state government commitment toward ensuring quality healthcare delivery for the needy in the state.
“Such has since yielded positive results as some individuals have also engaged our various hospitals’ committees in assisting some patients, who cannot afford medication.”
He commended members of the various hospitals and pharmaceutical shops’ committee for their perseverance and selfless service to the Commission.