RAMADAN: Islamic Group, ISE Distributes Beverages, Food Items To Sick Persons, Inmates in Nasarawa

Islamic Society of Eggonland (ISE), a leading humanitarian organization in Nasarawa State, whose commitment is to the well-being, welfare and unity of the people has distributed assorted food items and beverages worth hundreds of thousands of naira to sick persons across public and private hospitals in the Northern Senatorial District of the state.

The ISE who also operate as Non-governmental Organization (NGO) also extended its gesture to inmates at the Wamba Custodian Center of the Nigeria Correctional Service.

Since the establishment of the society about nine years ago, and their formal registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission in 2016, this is the second time the ISE is reaching out in such manner to sick people, inmates and others in the Northern zone of the state in particular.

Aside from this, the Islamic Society of Eggonland has since its existence, been providing scholarship to students and financial assistance to people, particularly, those who approached the society for support.

The Islamic Society of Eggonland (ISE) to some relief materials to the hospital

The ISE has within the period of establishment also organised medical outreaches in the northern district of the state, where those with various health challenge, or ailments were freely treated.

This year’s (2020) succour to these categories of people, came at the time the world, Nigeria inclusive, is faced with the dreaded and deadly Coronavirus, hence the gesture to cushion their plight amidst lockdown.

As it stands, given the records of achievement by the charitable organization over the years, the ISE has eventually topped list among faith-based organizations that are focused in providing relief to the less privilege, indigent members of the society as well as students.

ISE has joined the efforts in promoting religious tolerance amongst religious bodies and diverse ethnic nationalities in the state. It has religiously and effectively impacted lives, with the core mandate to lead a united Muslim body from the different sects in Eggon community and abroad, and to promote and propagate Islam according to the teachings of the Quran.

The beneficiary patients are in the General Hospital, Nasarawa-Eggon, Aku Clinic, Akwanga Model Hospital, where each of the patients wherein got of a tin Peak milk, Milo, a tin of Ovaltine, a pack of sugar, a pack of bottle water, 1 Five alive.

Those at the Wamba Custodian Center got two cartons of fish, four cartons of Maggi Cubes, 1 bag of millet, 2 bags of maize, one gallon of groundnut oil, 5 50kg bags of rice, two bags of powder milk among other items donated.

The Islamic Society of Eggonland (ISE) presenting some relief materials at the Wamba Custodian Center of the Nigeria Correctional Services

The Secretary-General of the Islamic Society of Eggon land, Umar Abdullahi Galle said, one of the reasons the society donated the items to the sick and the inmates, was in the spirit of Ramadan and to ameliorate their plights during this fasting period.

“And also, because of this global pandemic called COVID-19, we felt that people in a critical situation need urgent support and attention from organization like us, and to show to the world that we need brotherly and humanitarian support at all times.

“From what is happening in the world, it is obvious that the people need global support, and as an organization, they hope 5o do more to the people”, Galle said.

On the coronavirus, he said, “we are being careful and are aware of the protective measures put in place by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, (NCDC), we are going by the rule, to informing the people not to expose themselves to the virus.”

The ISE scribe then called on the public to comply with health experts’ and government directives so as not to further spread the disease, saying that “our survival is critical and what government asked us to observe is for our own health and our own good”.

He urged the Muslim ummah to use the Ramadan fast to pray against any pandemic or act that would put the world and the lives of the people in jeopardy. Galle further called on Ummah to show love and be in peace with their neighbours, and to exchange gifts, especially to the needy.

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