Sokoto lawmaker empowers 190 persons with items, cash


A Member of the House of Representarives, representing Wamakko and Kware Federal Constituency (APC-Sokoto), Alhaji Ahmad Abdullahi Kalambaina, has empowered no fewer than one hundred and ninety persons with multi-million naira items and cash.

One hundred persons was each given water pumps and sewing machines, thirty persons each got Motorcycles, ten persons each got vulcanising machines, while fifty women was each given N20,000.

In the same vein, each of the beneficiaries of the Motorcycles, vulcanising machines, water pumps and sewing machines was given N5,000 transport fare .

Speaking at the historic event, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman,
.Senate Committee on Anti Corruption, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, commended Kalambaina for the invaluable gesture.

The former Governor of Sokoto State also averred that, more needy persons should be assisted, with a view to bolstering socioeconomic development of the state and Nigeria, in general.

According to Wamakko, such asisstance had multiplier effects in the society and the country, in general. Wamakko also reiterated that, APC was fully committed at further uplifting the living standard of the masses 

He said that, this can best be corroborated by the myriad of interventions initiated by the Federal  Government, since 2015.

Wamako happily recalled that , millions of less privileged Nigerians had benefitted from such numerous gestures, including no fewer than 500,000. He assured that, the APC-led Federal Government would not rest on it’s oars until all needy persons in the country were empowered.

Also speaking, the state APC Chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida,lauded Kalambaina for the gesture and urged other elected officials in the state to emulate him.

Achida also appealed to the State Government to ensure the financial autonomy of the local governments in the state, to enable them provide the direly needed dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

He regretted that, the local governments in the state had not been able to provide such dividends of democracy to the people since 2015, as they lacked the wherewithal.

The donor, Kalambaina, said that, the gesture, the third in it’s series in the last three months, was aimed at further alleviating the suffering of his constituents.

According to him, more of such empowerment schemes and an array of constituency projects were in the pipeline for the constituents.


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