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Bauchi lawmaker supports state govt, donates 700 bags of rice



Bauchi lawmaker supports state govt, donates 700 bags of rice

The Member representing Ningi/ Warji federal constituency of Bauchi State Honourable Abdullahi Sa’ad Abdulkadir has distributed 700 bags of rice, sugar, and gallons of oil to two local governments in the state to cushion their hardships during the fasting month of Ramadan.

Distributing the food items on Thursday, the lawmaker said the gesture was also meant to encourage the beneficiaries to stay at home as part of the social distancing policy aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus in the constituency.

“I want people to know that we cannot feed everyone looking at the size of this constituency, I, therefore, appeal to every well to do people to also contribute their quota in helping the less privileged ones.

“These bags of Rice, Sugar and some gallons of vegetable oil will be shared across all polling units in the two local governments”. He said.

The Lawmaker urged the constituents to minimize unnecessary movements to prevent themselves from being infected with the COVID-19 virus.

Responding, one of the beneficiaries Aminu Sama’ila Limi, appreciated the effort of the lawmaker for reaching out to them at this time saying it would bring succour to them.

He also lauded the legislator for extending the gesture to even members of the opposition in the area.


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