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X-Mas: Former Gov Yari donates 500 bags of rice, 15 cows to CAN in Zamfara

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By Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau

Former Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar has distributed 500 bags of rice and 15 cows for the teeming members of Christian Association of Nigeria to enjoy forthcoming Christmas celebrations.

Chairman of former Governor Yari-led faction of the APC, Lawal M. Liman who presented this year’s Christmas assistance to Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN , Igbo Community Progressives Association, APC Yoruba and Igbo Wings in Zamfara State, said the provision for the X-Mas packages were considered following economic situation in the state and the nation.

Represented by the Secretary of the APC, Sani Musa Talata Mafara, the Chairman disclosed that, it has been a popular tradition since the former Governor was in power, adding that the gesture has been sustained by him even after 3 years of his exit .

According to him, former Governor Yari and other major stakeholders of the APC in the State have kept the flag flying , adding that at the commencement of each year’s Ramadan Fasting, Ed-el Kabir and Maulud celebrations, packages of assorted grains, clothes, cows and rams were provided to the citizens of the state in all the 2,516 Polling Units of 147 Wards in the 14 local government areas so as to cushion the people’s hardship.

The factional Chairman maintained that APC at its present trying moment needs Governor Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar as its National Chairman because of his magnanimity, sacrifice, competence and ability to turn around its fortunnes for the better.

He said unlike his adversaries who are not after the well being of the People but are only interested in furthering their selfish interest, the Former Governor was all out to make lives more easier and meaningful for the citizens.

Receiving the Packages, Chairman of the State Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Iliya Tsiga, Chairman, Igbo Community Progressives Association, Chief Emmanuel Anokwuru, Chairman, Igbo APC Zamfara state, Mr. Collins Ofodile and Chairman, APC Yoruba Wing Zamfara state, Mr. Ishaq Lawal said they couldn’t thank the former Governor Yari enough for the usual gesture, adding that it was his habit to shower such gestures since he was the chief executive of the state.

They pledged to sustain their Prayers for the return of permanent peace, unity and progress in the State and the nation at large .

The State Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN received 400 bags of rice, 10 Cows and One Million Naira, Igbo Community Association, 40 bags of rice and 2 cows while APC Yoruba Wing 20 bags of rice and 1 Cow and APC Igbo Wing got 40 bags of rice and 2 cows respectively.

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