Katsina lawmakers shower Muslims with food, cash, others
National Assembly members from Katsina State have food, cash and other items to help Muslims cope with the lockdown during the Ramadan period.
Senator Bello Mandiya (Katsina South), Jamilu Sadauki (Dutsinma/Kurfi federal constituency), Sada Soli (Kaita/Jibia) and Fahutu Muhammed (Daura/Sandamu/Maiadua) made the donations.
Mandiya, a former Chief of Staff to Governor Aminu Masari, donated N30 million to the less privileged and members of the ruling party in his constituency.
Sadauki donated food items to more than 1,500 households in Dutsinma, Kurfi and neigbouring councils, while Soli donated N2 million to Kaita and Jibia councils, along with 300 generating sets to boost small business owners.
Mohammed distributed N8.2 million to 1,650 vulnerable households in Daura, which has been under lockdown for over two weeks after several persons tested positive for the disease.
The palliatives were donated to the beneficiaries selected from the 12 wards from the area.
Other donations made at the weekend include 100 bags of millet and sugar each, to less privileged persons in Musawa council area by the state Accountant General, Malik Anas.
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