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Zamfara Senator to distribute 358 trucks of foodstuffs

Zamfara Senator to distribute 358 trucks of foodstuffs

Former Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Published By: Ayorinde Oluokun

By Ibrahim G. Ahmad

Zamfara senator, Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara West) has unveiled plans to distribute 358 trucks of assorted foodstuff made up of rice, millet, sugar, and maize to people in the state ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

The items would be distributed to all regardless of political leaning, Ibrahim Muhammed, Chairman of the Publicity Committee of A A Yari Political Organisation said in a statement issued in Gusau on Sunday.

He added that a total of 17,500 households are expected to benefit from the foodstuff that will be distributed in 13 out of 14 Local Government Areas of Zamfara state

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He explained that more than 98 percent of the items were have been successfully transported to various local government areas of the state, thus “making it easy for the beneficiaries to get their share in good time.”

The publicity committee chairman identified the beneficiaries of the palliatives to include; needy, orphans, widows and divorcees.

While assuring that distribution would begin on or before the holy month of Ramadan, Muhammad urged people to pray for the former governor, the state, and the country at large.

(NAN)

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