From our Correspondent
A Member of the House of Represenatives, representing Yabo and Shagari Federal Constituency,Sokoto State under the platform of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), Alhaji Abubakar Umar, on Tuesday, empowered no fewer than one thousand of his constituents, with various items and cash.
This was contained in a press release signed by media aide to Senator Wamakko, Alhaji Bashir Rabe Mani.
The items distributed were two hundred pieces each of water pumping and sewing machines, as well as bags of maize.
Similarly, some of the beneficiaries each got N 20,000 and a bag each of rice seeds, while others were given N 10,000 each and a bag of rice seeds.
Speaking at the ceremony held in Yabo, headquarters of Yabo Local Government, the Leader of the Party in the state, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, commended the donor for the gesture .
Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, disclosed that, the gesture was in line with the ideals of the APC, which upholds the integrity and honour of Nigerians .
He also urged the leaders of the party in the state to sustain their credible and laudable leadership styles.
Wamakko also urged that, the people of the state, who have sustained their support to the party, should continue to be assisted .
He lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for excellently leading the country, stating that, no fewer than thirteen intervention programmes were initiated by the Federal Government.
This, Wamakko, explained, was in the bid to alleviate the suffering of the Nigerian masses.
Also speaking, the state APC Chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, said that, Umar, just like other elected officials of the party were following the dexterous footsteps of Wamakko.
Achida, who described Wamakko as an indefatigable and selless leader, adding that, the party has been successfully thriving, sequel to Wamakko’s unequalled benovelence.
The donor, Umar, who also extolled the sterling leadership style of Wamakko, said, ” we are just trying to emulate him in our own little ways.”
The MP also said that, the gestures were aimed at further alleviating the suffering of the beneficiaries, as well as curb the menace of unemployment and poverty.
The Caretaker Chairmen of APC in Yabo and Shagari Local Governments, Alhaji Bello Danmaliki and Alhaji Abubakar Sardauna, respectively, disclosed that , Umar has also pledged N 2millon worth of projects in each of the twenty two political wards in the areas.