The Qatar Charity Organisation has promised to build a mosque in each of the 17 local government areas of Yobe state.
A statement at the weekend by the spokesman to Governor Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe State , Mallam Abdullahi Bego said the non-profit based organisation with headquarter in Doha, Qatar also promised to provide one motorized borehole and hand pump machine in each of the 17 locations in the state.
The statement said the Executive Director of the Organisation, Mr Hamdi Elsayed revealed this during a meeting he had with the Yobe Governor at the Yobe Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.
According to the statement, Mr. Elsayed said the mosques, boreholes and hand pumps would all be provided pro bono as an act of charity to the people of the state.
Elsayed said his organisation had provided such services in eight states across the country, including Bauchi, Taraba, Cross River, Sokoto, Borno and Niger States.
He also revealed that going forward, the organisation might consider building a centre with clinic, school and related services in the state, as it is currently doing in Niger State.
The statement said that Buni, while thanking the Qatar Charity Organisation for the charitable act, said land would be provided in all the local government areas of the state for citing the mosques and the boreholes.