From Abdullahi Alhassan, Bauchi
As part of his efforts to cushion the effects of the economic hardship being faced nationwide, the Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman disbursed eleven million Naira to his constituents
Speaking during the disbursement ceremony which took place at Ningi Local Government PDP Secretariat, yesterday, the Speaker said that he is deeply concerned about the current economic hardship being experienced in the Country due to removal of fuel subsidies and increasing inflation, thus he decided to take succour to his Constituency so as to cushion the effects.
The Speaker who sympathized with the people of Ningi Central Constituency and the State at large on the difficult economic situation in the Country, reaffirmed his determination to always offer helping hands to people especially at the time of need.
He said that it’s his leadership ideology to empower people and help the needy, hence the reason of his prompt intervention to help the people of Ningi Central Constituency who entrusted him to be their representative.
Speaker Abubakar Suleiman who notes that he can not cover every indigene of the Constituency however assured women and other groups that he will continue to come up with welfare and empowerment programmes so that majority of the constituents will benefit.
According to him, total amount of eleven million naira is earmarked for disbursement in which beneficiaries drawn from party executives, political groups, campaign organization and polling units will receive twenty thousand naira and ten thousand naira each.
In his remarks, the Chairman Caretaker Committee of Ningi Local Government Area, Alhaji Ibrahim Zubairu Mato commended the Speaker for the kind gesture which he said comes at the right time when such gestures are urgently needed.
He said that the disbursement of the cash by the Speaker has further proven the fact that people of Ningi Local Government have made the right choice by voting PDP candidates during the 2023 general election.
While urging them to continue supporting PDP, policies and programmes of Governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad, the Chairman urged people to continue praying for the Speaker and all leaders so that they will continue to bring more dividends of democracy.
Also speaking during the event, the Ningi Local Government Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Alhassan Muhammad said that the Speaker has made them proud because of his concern on the plight of his people.
The Party Chairman who spoke through Alhaji Bala Gwadabe Nasaru, said that what the Speaker is doing in Ningi is a testament of the quality of all elected officials from PDP.
He urged other government officials from the Party to learn from the Speaker by extending helping hands to their people as the economy bites harder all over the Country.