‘Ramadan Welfare Package’.
The former governor of Zamfara state and senator-elect, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, has donated 240 food trucks for fasting Muslims in the form of a ‘Ramadan Welfare Package’.
The distribution exercise on Sunday in Senator Yari’s hometown, Talata-Mafara local government area, was Chaired by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu was represented by the APC North East, Zonal Vice Chairman, Alhaji Salihu Mustafa.
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The targeted beneficiaries of the food items include the bonafide members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Orphans and other categories of the less privileged groups in the state.
While delivering his address at the occasion, Sen. Yari emphasized that he initiated the culture of the distribution of the ‘Ramadan Welfare Package’ to reduce hardships among people of the state, especially during the Ramadan period.
Senator-elect Alhaji Abdulaziz donated 240 trucks of foodstuffs for Ramadan.
He said out of the 240 food items trucks, 140 would be distributed to the 14 local government areas of the state, translating 10 trucks for each LGA. He added that 32 trucks are for IDPs, 12 for orphans, 10 for groups and associations and 46 for Islamic scholars and other less privileged.
Yari also urged the people of the state to keep praying for the well-being of the state through the sacred month of Ramadan.
In his remarks, Gov. Bello Matawalle, represented by his Deputy, Sen. Hassan Nasiha, commended Yari for the gesture. Gov. Matawalle declared that the motion is in line with the manifesto of the APC.
“”I am appealing to those given the responsibility to distribute the items to make sure that it reaches the targeted beneficiaries,”” the governor added. Our reporter gathered that the food items distributed included Rice, Maize, Millet and Sugar.
The occasion was graced by Yari’s political allies from across the country, a mammoth crowd of APC supporters, and teeming journalists from within and outside the state.
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