Zakat Tragedy: Follow Islam in giving out Zakat; As Scholar cautions wealthy people in Katsina
Street begging among women in Katsina metropolis have been attributed to high rate of poverty and arrogance.
The attribution was made by renowned Islamic scholar and public affairs analyst Malam Musa Muhammad Al-Katsinawy and Hajiya Rabi’a Muhammad in live radio program “Babbar Magana” with vision FM Katsina.
Alkatsinawy said “in as much there is poverty among people women will keeps going to rich houses in the name of seeking Zakkat”.
The scholar took time to explained the importance of giving Zakkat to the appropriate authorities in accordance to Islamic law.
He however called on Government to appoint credible people into Zakkat and Endowment committee for proper delivery.
Hajiya Rabi lamented the high rate of wondering women on the streets narrating that some of them are not poor rather using it as excuse to axe away from their houses.
She called on wealthy individuals to follow the Islamic provision in giving out Zakka by stopping gathering women in their houses in a name of helping them.
Hajiya Rabi however expressed concern over the recent tragedy that happens in Gafai. She caution women against going such places.