Sokoto State Government has spent N11m for the purchase of cows for the provision of meat to 4,205 orphans on the Eid El-Kabir Day.

A sum of N130,000 was given to each of the 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state according to Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, the Chairman of the State Zakkat and Endowment Committee.

The gesture is aimed at providing a sense of belonging to the orphans during the Sallah festivities.