Zamfara First Lady initiates massive aid distribution to 20,000 vulnerable households

Hajia Huriyya Lawal, the wife of the Governor of Zamfara State, has undertaken the distribution of food items and clothing materials to 20,000 vulnerable households within the state.

The distribution of this Ramadan welfare package commenced in Gummi, Bukkuyum, Anka, Talata Mafara, Bakura, and Maradun Local Government Areas on Tuesday.

During the ceremony marking the commencement of the distribution, the governor’s wife mentioned that the food items provided included rice, millet, guinea corn, maize, sugar, spaghetti, beans, groundnut oil, and wrappers.

She emphasized that this gesture exemplifies the state government’s dedication to supporting the most vulnerable and underprivileged members of society.

By providing essential food supplies to vulnerable households, the first lady explained that it was offering much-needed relief to families facing economic hardship and food insecurity, particularly in the month of Ramadan.

She added that the humanitarian gesture not only addressed the immediate needs of vulnerable households, but also demonstrated compassion, empathy, and solidarity with those facing difficult circumstances.

Hajiya Lawal reiterated the government’s determination, to continue to support and ensure the welfare and well-being of the citizens.

She called on the people of the state, to use the period of Ramadan to pray for God’s benevolence to bring an end to the security challenges, and economic hardship in the state and the country at large.

The Emir of Gummi, Retired Justice Lawal Hassan, said the government sent a powerful message of care and inclusivity, reaffirming its commitment to leaving no one behind by reaching out to vulnerable households and offering assistance during times of need.

One of the beneficiaries, Hadiza Ibrahim thanked the state government for the gesture.

She said; “I’m very happy with the palliatives she distributed to us during this month of Ramadan. May God bless her. The Problem we are facing in Anka Local government is that of insecurity. The bandits have been disturbing us. So, I am appealing to the government that if any assistance comes, they should give it to us women because we are the ones who take care of the children and face many challenges.

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