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Zamfara Government Has Spent N2.9billion On Ramadan Welfare – Commissioner




The Zamfara Authorities has stated it disbursed the sum of N2.9 billion on the acquisition of important commodities for distribution to completely different individuals within the state as Ramadan welfare.


This was contained in a press release by the state Commissioner for Data, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, issued in Gusau on Sunday.

He stated the chairman of the primary committee for distribution of this yr’s Ramadan welfare package deal, who can also be the Speaker of the state Home of Meeting, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya, has assured that the palliatives would attain all beneficiaries within the state.

He stated, already, the Speaker had inaugurated numerous committees to ease the distribution. Dosara additional disclosed that the 450 truckloads of the welfare packages contained rice, millet, maize, beans, sugar and milk had been being distributed to the susceptible, much less privileged, internally displaced individuals, civil servants and different classes of members of the general public.

“The purpose is to assist in lowering the hardships being confronted by individuals and to allow them conduct the Ramadan quick with relative ease and happiness.

“To be able to guarantee fairness, equity and justice within the distribution train, the governor has ordered for the formation and or structure of committees at each state, native authorities, ward and polling unit ranges with members drawn from the political class, labour, conventional and non secular leaders,” he defined.

He famous that whereas members of the assorted committees had been engaged to instantly get into motion, they had been additionally warned towards any type of malpractice that would deny any beneficiary.

That is along with the welfare packages to different classes of individuals together with orphans, individuals with particular wants, internally displaced individuals, imams, civil servants, Quranic faculties and different related organisations.

The primary committee gave the next contact numbers: 08089036555, 08037754225, 08067234742 and 08062703232 for complaints concerning the distribution train. 

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the welfare grains embrace 60,000 luggage of rice, 50,000 luggage of millet, 50,000 luggage of maize, 30,000 luggage of beans, 10,000 luggage of sugar and cartons of milk.

That is apart from the consignment allotted for staff, orphans, individuals with particular wants, internally displaced individuals, imams, Quranic faculties and different related organisations.

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