Sen. Mandiya empowers constituents …As Masari urges emulation
From Muawuya BalaIdris, Katsina
Senator Bello Mandiya (APC) representing Katsina South has distributed empowerment items to the people in 11 Local Government Areas.
The items distributed to the beneficiaries include 500 motorcycles, 2, 700 bags of fertilizer and irrigation water pumping machines.
Speaking at the occasion, Mandiya said the items are to assist beneficiaries to source for income.
The lawmaker explained that the water pumping machines and fertilizer will encourage mass production of food in the areas.
He pledged to introduce more welfare package to assist people of his constituency.
Earlier, Governor Aminu Bello Masari had commended Senator Mandiya and called on other senators to emulate him.
Masari called on the beneficiaries not to sale the items distributed to them, but use them for self-reliance.
In his speech, APC Vice Chairman of Funtua Zone, Bala Abu Musawa said a committee was set up to ensure the items are delivered to all the beneficiaries.
He said officials of APC at ward and local government levels are included to benefit from the gesture.
The occasion was attended by Senate President Ahmad Lawan accompanied by some senators from different states.