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Ramadan: Senator Lamido distributes 16 trucks of rice, textile materials palliative to constituents

By Suleiman Adamu, Sokoto

The Senator representing Sokoto East Senatorial District, Senator Ibrahim Lamido Isa has distributed worth 16 trucks of rice as Ramadan palliative to constituents across 8 LGs of the District.

Flagging the exercise weekend, through his Trust Fund, Senator Lamido represented by Kabiru Sarkin Fulani Goronyo and Sole Administrator, Goronyo local government council said the gesture was aimed at cushioning current economic hardship and ease fasting Muslims to have something to feed.

Sarkin Fulani explained that the beneficiaries include orphans , widows, the physically challenged, IDPs, Malams, former National and state assembly members and politicians, youth groups and social organisations from the local governments that comprise the District.

” This is the first batch of distribution which will be followed by the distribution of clothings and textile materials to orphans, widows , youths and other vulnerable persons and groups”, the council Sole Administrator said as he disclosed that arrangements were in place to provide youths in the District with capital as empowerment to begin business for self reliance.

The Illela local government APC Chairman, Alhaji Muhammadu Sarkin Alaro Illela described Senator Lamido as God sent who has the love of his constituents for many positive things he does.

According to Sarkin Alaro” he has done a lot in the area of providing assistance to students , construction of solar borehole, empowerment scheme and ICT centres.”

Guest Speaker , Professor Mu’azu Shamaki Isa of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto described Senator Lamido as a unique and resilient patriot who has demonstrated trust and commitment to the course of his constituents through numerous beneficial programmes for their welfare and wellbeing .

While noting that the lawmaker was the 9th in series , Shamaki Isa said” It is on record that Senator Lamido has benefitted 11,333 students , and 2,500 widows with over N1 billion under his foundation Trust Fund.

” He has remarkably surpassed the expectations of constituents compared to other who served before him. It’s our prayer he sustains the gesture spirit.

” It’s unfortunate that the Eastern axis of Sokoto state has been ravaged by banditry and kidnapping activities which also denied farmers and students opportunity to farm and go to school.

” All these have compounded our helplessness for the neglect suffered u dear the previous government in the state”, he pointed out.

A beneficiary , Malam Bello Ondo thanked Senator Lamido for demonstrating human love and empathy to the vulnerable persons especially at this season and time when things were hard to come bye.

” We have nothing to say but thank Allah and appreciate the Senator for the spirit of kindness. May he be rewarded in multiples”, he prayed.

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