Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said his government spent N2.9bn for Ramadan feeding as the fast comes to end.

Matawalle made this known in a state-wide broadcast to celebrate this year’s Eid-Fitr on Saturday.

According to Sahara Reporters, the governor said N55.2m was earmarked to procure 280 cows which were distributed to civil servants, groups and communities to mark this year’s Eid-Fitr celebration.

He said, “We have equally distributed a consignment of guinea brocade and textiles fabrics to 40,000 orphans across the state to enable them have new dresses for the Sallah celebration.

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