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Tambuwal Flags Off Distribution Of Ramadan Palliative To 30,000 Households In Sokoto

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Senator representing Sokoto South, at the Senate has flagged off the distribution of food items worth millions of naira to over 30,…

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Senator representing Sokoto South, at the Senate has flagged off the distribution of food items worth millions of naira to over 30, 000 households within his constituency in the state.

While unveiling the distribution plans at his residence in Sokoto on Friday, Senator Tambuwal explained that the kind gesture is aimed at cushioning the effect of the current economic hardship, would come in phases.

According to the Chairman Senate Committee on Housing and Urban Development, items to be distributed within the holy month of Ramadan include bags of rice and seed capital for small-scale businesses.

“In the first phase, we shall reach 30,000 households with bags of rice, seed capital for small-scale businesses and we will do more throughout the holy month of Ramadan, and beyond,” he said.

Beyond the food items and seed capital, Tambuwal, the former Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, also said he has extended his intervention to education by providing scholarships for students in the state especially those from his constituency.

“With gratitude to Almighty Allah SWT, we have commenced the distribution of food items, seed capital, and scholarships in Sokoto with emphasis on Sokoto South, my constituency. Without a doubt, the times are challenging, but we are committed to bringing succor to our people. We are on course. We believe in action as we will be doing all that we can for our people at such a critical period in our national lives.”

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