In a rare display of good governance, Maigatari Local Government Council of Jigawa has disbursed N10 million support to a thousand citizens considered to be poor and vulnerable households in the area.
The Information Officer at the council, Alhaji Daudu Sulaiman said the council’s Chairman, Mallam Uzairu Nadabo announced the disbursement while launching the exercise on Tuesday in Maigatari, indicating that each of the benefiting households, selected from the nooks and crannies of the area, received N10,000.
He quoted the chairman as saying that the gesture was aimed at reducing the suffering of the people of the area due to the high cost of living.
The information officer added that Nadabo assured that the second batch of the disbursement will be launched soon to support more poor and needy in the area
He disclosed that the Emir of Gumel, Alhaji Muhammad Sani commended the council for the gesture, nothing that it would, in addition reduce hardship experienced by people as a result of the current economic problems.