240 cattle slaughtered during Eid-ul-Adha… beef distributed to needy Muslims

Two hundred and forty cattle has been slaughtered and the beef distributed to needy Muslims across the country, during Eid-ul-Adha, festival of sacrifice feast.

It was funded by the International Islamic Youth League, African Youth Development (IIYLAYD) an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in the United Kingdom, under its 2022 Qurabni project, to support the vulnerable in Ghana.

The Coalition of Muslim Organisation in Ghana (COMOG) is the local partner of the NGO.

The IIYLAYD on Monday distributed beef of 50 of the cattle to Muslim organisations, individuals, including journalists, in Accra.

The Chief Executive Officer of the IIYLAYD, Prof. Hamid Ahmed Kanneh, said the project was meant to put smiles on the faces of the needy during the Eid-ul-Adha festival.

Prof. Kanneh appealed to Muslim youth to guard against being lured into terrorism, reminding them that terrorism was not part of the Jihad.

He said the organisation was in the process of rolling out programmes to support youth development, to prevent them from going wayward.

The president of COMOG, Hajj Abdel Manan Abdel-Rahman, observed that the gestures by the NGO would make an impact on both Muslim and non Muslim.

BY SALIFU ABDUL-RAHAMAN

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