COMOG and partners distribute meat to needy Muslims for Eid-Ul-Adha celebration
The Coalition of Muslim Organisation in Ghana (COMOG), local partner of International Islamic Youth League and African Youth Development (IIYLAYD), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in the United Kingdom, under its 2022 Qurbani project, has supported the vulnerable in Ghana with meat.
In all, about two hundred and forty (240) cattle has been slaughtered and the beef distributed to needy Muslims across the country, during Eid-ul-Adha, festival of sacrifice feast.
The Chief Executive Officer of the IIYLAYD, Prof. Hamid Ahmed Kanneh, when speaking at the sharing of meat at Accra Kanda 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.