COVID19/Ramadan: Nasarawa Lawmaker Distributes Food Items Worth Millions Of Naira To Constituents

In the spirit of Ramadan and also to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Member representing Lafia North in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly (NSHA), Honourable Muhammad Ibrahim Alkali has distributed food items worth millions of naira to his constituents.

Some of the food items ready for distribution

The distribution which took place in Lafia today (May 18, 2020) had as beneficiaries, people from Shabu/Kwandere, Adogi, Ashige, Assakio, Arikya and Awuma Koron Kuje wards.

Honourable Alkali who is also the Deputy Chief Whip of the House as well as Chairman House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, was present to handle the distribution himself.

While distributing the food items to the beneficiaries, the Honourable Member said it was part of his modest contribution to alleviate the hardship facing the people as a result of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.

According to him it is also to support the people of Lafia North constituency in the spirit of Ramadan and Sallah celebration which is around the corner.

Honourable Muhammad Ibrahim Alkali was there to do the distribution himself

As part of efforts to ensure that only the right people get the Palliative Hon Muhammad Ibrahim Alkali said 30 less privileged and orphans were selected from each wards to benefit from the gesture and enjoined them to ensure judicious use of the food items.

Aside the food items distributed, the lawmaker also procured locally made face masks and distributed to his constituents.

Hon Alkali also distributed 100 bags of fertilizer under the Talban Arikya Agriculture Support Foundation to encourage large scale farming, ensuring that he will continue to protect the interest and the welfare of the people of Lafia North constituency in appreciation of the mandate given him.

Appreciating Hon Alkali for the gesture which the described as coming at the right time Councillor representing Ashige ward Yakubu Ibrahim Ali, Ribidin Shabu Alh Saidu Harka , Former Deputy Chairman Lafia Local Government Dogara Garba Amgbo among others, said they will ensure equitable distribution of the food items and the fertilizer promising to remain supportive of APC government at all levels.

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