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A professor of Islamic Studies, Abdulrasaq Abubakre, says it is against the tenets of Islam to receive salary for the period one has not worked.
Some academic and religious scholars have advised states and the federal government to institutionalise payment of Zakat by wealthy Muslims as effective weapon in the fight against poverty.
Ustaz Muhammadu Mukhtar, the Kwara State Coordinator of Zakat and Sadaqah Foundation said 24 persons benefited from the N1.5 million Zakat distribution.
Indonesia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, on Wednesday, said Nigeria remained Indonesia’s largest trade partner in spite of fall in trade volume between the two countries.