By Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau
The Zamfara State chapter of the Tinubu/Shattima Presidential Campaign Council has donated 1,000 bags of rice and corn flour to Christian community for the celebration of the 2022 Christmas and 2023 new year in the state.
The food items which comprised 250 bags of rice and 750 bags of maize flour were handed over to the Christian community in the state by the State Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shattima Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa.
Marafa said the gesture was aimed at joining the Christian community in celebrating the festive season in the zone which is under the coordination of Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state.
He called on the beneficiaries at the event which held at the Zamfara Tinubu/Shattima campaign complex along Sokoto bye-pass road Gusau to ensure that the gesture reached majority of Christians especially those in need throughout the state.
He expressed that both Tinubu and Shattima as well as the north west campaign council zonal Coordinator, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, that as religious adherents, the Christian community will contribute in creating more awareness on the candidature of the APC Presidential candidate as well as the state APC governorship candidature and their ability to move the nation and the state to greater heights.
Marafa further called on them to continue to pray especially in Churches and other worshipping places for the growth, needed development, security, restoration of peace and unity of the nation and the state beyond the 2023 general elections.
Receiving the items, the state Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Igbo community leader in the state, Ahmad Haruna Gidan Zallah and Chief Igwe Obijiafor respectively, commended the Tinubu campaign council in the state for the gesture and promised to extend it to the intended beneficiaries.
The two leaders also assured that the Christian community will always pray for the growth and wellbeing of Nigeria and Nigerians.