Senator donates 6,000 bags of rice to constituents
From Bala Abubakar, Gusau
The Senator representing Zamfara West, Senator Lawali Hassan has distributed a total of 6,000 bags of rice as Ramadan package to his constituency which comprises; Gummi, Bukkuyum, Anka, Bakura, Talata Mafara and Maradun Local Government Areas.
Speaking at the flag-off of the exercise, held in Anka town of Anka Local Government Area of the state recently, the Senator’s Coordinator, Murtala Jangebe said each area in the zone would benefit with 1,000 bags of the commodity.
Jangebe said the exercise was mainly to ease economic hardship among less-privilege ones in the constituency.
According to him, the state already had security challenge, which resulted to so many socio-economic problems among the citizens.
He noted that Covid-19 had compounded the situation thereby considering the palliative as very necessary in order to improve the living condition of the people.
A cross-section of beneficiaries had commended the Senator for the gesture, adding that it would go a long way in relieving their current socio-economic challenges.