From Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau
A total of 140 trucks of Maize is set for distribution across 14 local government areas of Zamfara state by former Governor of the state and Senator representing Zamfara West, Senator Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar.
This is contained in a statement by the state Chairman Publicity Committee of the palliatives, Ibrahim Muhammad Birnin Magaji, and made available to newsmen in Gusau Zamfara State capital.
It informed that, the Chairman of the 25-Member State Committee, hon. Lawal M. Liman, said the distribution of the palliatives will commence concurrently across the 147 wards of the 14 LGAs of Zamfara State on Tuesday.
Speaking further, hon. Lawal M. Liman, said each local government has been allocated with 10 trucks of Maize for 12,000 beneficiaries captured during enumeration conducted by the local government and ward level committees except Gusau local government that has additional five trucks.
“Under the arrangement, the Chairman of the committee who doubled as leader of A. A. Yari political organization, Hon. Lawal M Liman emphasized that, out of the 12,000 beneficiaries of each local government,1000 beneficiaries must be drawn from each ward, while the remaining beneficiaries should be added to the local government headquarters.
“Beneficiaries must be heads of the households, needy, widows left with orphans or divorcees with young children, people living under absolute poverty, as well as destitutes that were not captured by any programme organized by either donor agencies and governments at all level”, M. Liman has explained.
He charged the committee members to be just and fair in the distribution and urged the beneficiaries to pray for the donor, Hon. Abdulaziz Yari as well as prevailing peace and harmony in our dear state and Nigeria at large.