In the spirit of yuletide and love, leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria, brought smiles and joy to Sokoto by feeding over 1,000 people through its CSR initiative themed “5 Days of Love” Charity campaign.
The charity initiative in partnership with UAC Restaurants, owners of Mr. Biggs, took place at the Sultan Muhammadu Bello Jumat Mosque, Sultan Palace, Sokoto on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.
Through the initiative, Airtel is sharing the reason for the season –love – and celebrating with the underprivileged by providing quality meals, amidst an atmosphere of love and fun.
Present at the event were the Chiroma of Sokoto, Alhaji Buhari Abubakar III (representative of the Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III); Junaidu Shehu Gandi, Secretary, Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto and Alhaji Malami Akwara, Chief Imam, Central Mosque, Sokoto, amongst other chiefs.
The Chiroma of Sokoto, Alhaji Buhari Abubakar III commended Airtel on behalf of the Sultan of Sokoto for its commitment towards touching the lives and empowering the people of Sokoto.
“On behalf of the Sultan of Sokoto, we are grateful to Airtel for choosing to celebrate this season with the people of Sokoto. We pray that Allah will keep empowering and blessing Airtel. Thank you to Airtel”
The 2018 “5 Days of Love” train will hit Kano, Ibadan and Port Harcourt on Wednesday, 12th December, Thursday, 13th December and Friday, 14th December 2018, respectively.
The “5 Days of Love” CSR initiative is a part of Airtel’s Employee Volunteer Scheme (EVS), a platform created to assist underprivileged people.