The distribution took place on Monday 10/5/2021 in the presence of His Excellency the executive governor of Katsina state Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari who was reperesented by Hon
Commissioner Special Duties Alh. Abdulkadir Zakka at Rimaye the home town of the founder.
In his opening remarks Vice Chairman of foundation Hon. Ashiru Hamisu Usman Magam narrates how the foundation formed in to existence in 2015 after Hon. Salisu Hamza Rimaye was elected into the Katsina State House of Assembly representing Kankiya local government. He said Since then, he has been single handedly financing the activities of the foundation, up to today .
Magam also said In 2015 the foundation provided sallah wear to the 300 children both male and female, from the 10 wards of Kankiya local government. In 2016 the number of the beneficiaries was increased to 500 children, 800 in 2017 and 2018 respectively. And in 2019 1000 children benefitted from the assistance. Whereas in 2020 the number of the children benefitted from the assistance rose to 1500. While today we celebrating the 2021 distribution with 2000 children .
In his speech the founder of the foundation Hon. Salisu Hamza Rimaye said apart from assisting orphans with sallah wears the foundation also assisted the less privileged in the society with grains, and other food items, for them to also celebrate the sallah accordingly. In 2015, the foundation distributed 100 bags of maize, 50 bags of rice and # 100,000 to buy meat. in 2016 the amount increased to 200 bags of maize, 50 bags of rice and # 200, 000. While from 2017 to 2020 in each year the foundation distributed 200 bags of maze, 50 bags of rice and #500, 000 in cash . He said this year we going to distribute 300 bags of maize to less privileged, and 200 widors will go home with sallah wears also .
Other dignitaries that witness the distribution includes The Speaker Katsina State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Tasiu Musa Maigari, Arc. Ahamed Musa Dangiwa. MD federal mortgage Bank represented by Hon. Habibu Sule, Danisan Katsina District Head of Rimaye Alh. Yusuf Yakubu, Three vice chairnen of APC Alh Usman Ossy of Daura zone, Bala Abu Musawa of Funtua and Taro Mamman of Katsina zone. Others are Rt. Hon. Yau Umar Gojogojo among others .