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Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation of Egba/Yewa Zone Tops Zakat National Ranking for Second Time

The Egba/Yewa zone of the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation has been ranked best in the national ranking of the Foundation in the country for two consecutive years.

Announcing results of the foundations assessment of its zones across the country, Executive Director of Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Prince Sulaiman Olagunju said Egba/Yewa was ranked first being the most performing zone for the periods under review.

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The announcement was made at the foundation’s National Retreat held at Equity Resort Hotel, Ijebu Ode held between 19th and 21st of November 2021.

As a motivation to work more and to encourage other zones, a cash price was given to the zone to further enhance its activities.

It will be recalled that Egba/Yewa zone topped the ranking in the year 2020 which makes it the second time since the introduction of the ranking system.

In his remarks, the Executive Director, Zakat and Sadaqat Waqf Foundation, Alh. Maruf Ahmad commended all the states and zones for upward and excellent performance when compared to previous years.

In his own reaction, the Coordinator of Egba/Yewa zone, Alh. Tpl. Anifowose Rahman Kewulere gave all the glories to Allah and dedicated the success to the Patrons, Stakeholders, Zakat Payers and the foundation workers of the zone.

Kewulere acknowledged the outstanding supports of the Hon. Commissioner for local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ogun state, Alh. Maruf Afolabi Afuape who for the first time did assessment and paid his due Zakat, equally, he appreciated the Secretary General, Ogun state Muslim Council, Alh. Kamaldeen Akintunde Esq for his unflinching and unquantifiable support for the Foundation in Ogun State.

Alh. Kewulere prayed that “may Allah continue to support all those who support the work of Allah through the foundation”.

Meanwhile, Mr. Maruf Yusuf who is the Administrative Officer of the zone thanked Allah and appreciated the spirit of the team work amongst the workers of the zone.

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