Ramadan: ALGON Chair distributes palliatives to citizens
From Suleiman Lawal, Lafia
The Nasarawa State Chairman of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, (ALGON), who doubles as chairman of Lafia Local Government Council, Aminu Muazu Maifata, has distributed Ramadaan palliatives to residents of the area.
Speaking to The Triumph shortly after the distribution, Maifata said “the gesture was aimed at alleviating the suffering of our people at this material time of lockdown.
“Palliatives made up of 300 bags of millet and 300 bags of sugar were distributed to all the 246 Polling Units within the locality,” he said.
He added that local government party officials, state party officials, ward chairmen, as well as the security personnel of the council are to be part of the beneficiaries” he said.
Maifata explained that all elected officials are not part of the beneficiaries.
Some beneficiaries who spoke to our correspondent commended Maifata for his prompt intervention.