No fewer than 100,000 persons have benefited from the food items distributed by Nigeria Tulip International Colleges Foundation (NTIC), during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The gift items were part of the corporate social responsibility of the foundation to felicitate with the beneficiaries, which cut across 20 states of the federation.
Coordinator ofbthe foundatio, Mr. Behlul Fatih Basaran, Coordinator said during an interview with journalist in Abuja said over 350 cows were slaughtered by the foundation on Tuesday and distributed fee to less privileged persons in more than 20,000 communities across the country.
He said various Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps located in Borno, Sokoto, Adamawa, Kano, Abuja, and Niger also benefited from food materials distributed freely by the foundation.
Basaran sad: “Every year, we try to put smiles on less privileged people, the needy, most especially those living in IDPs. Our Moto is ‘Lets Smile Together.’ Celebrating Sallah is only good when everybody is happy. How can we do that. Every festival we put smiles on the faces of less privileged, those in IDPs, and the needy.
“We have our volunteers across twenty states doing this on our behalf, and it is part of our religion. The essence of Sallah is to share with friends and those who are in need.
“Nigerian Tulip International Colleges Foundation was established and registered in June 2013. The foundation plans and implements social responsibility projects in collaboration with First Surat group of companies.
“First Surat Group is the umbrella company of Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC), Nile University of Nigeria, Nigerian Turkish Nizamiye Hospital (NTNH), and Vefa Travel Tourism Limited.
“The foundation covers the following states; Sokoto, Yobe, Borno, Plateau, Bauchi, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Nasarawa, Ilorin, Niger. Others are Zamfara, Katsina, Ebonyi, Adamawa, Kebbi, Kaduna, Kogi, Kano and FCT.”