Zamfara lawmaker donates over 8,000 bags of rice to Christians in North West

A House of Representatives member representing Birnin-Magaji/Kaura Federal Constituency in Zamfara state, Honourable Aminu Sani Jaji has donated over eight thousand bags of rice to the Christian Association of Nigeria, North West for onward distribution to the most vulnerable in their region.

Donating the rice on behalf of the House of Representative member over the weekend in Kaduna, Hon. Peter Tanko Dogora, said the gesture was aimed at showing love to the less privileged as they celebrate Christmas.

“We are here today to give out to the less privileged, the poorest of the poor. A palliative to cushion the hunger by way of supporting this present dispensation reach out to those who are really in need.

“We are sharing about one thousand two hundred bags of 25kg rice each to vulnerable Christians in Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina, Kebbi, Kano, Zamfara and Sokoto states”, he explained

The team leader emphasized that the renewed Hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu demands well-meaning Nigerians to join hands and contribute in every area so that Nigeria can be peaceful and prosperous.

“The president alone cannot provide everything for everyone as such all must deliberately assist those in need around them, we must pull each other up “, he added

Responding, the Kaduna State Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria -CAN Reverend Ma’aji Caleb was joyful for the palliative gifts describing them as timely due to the present economic situation.

“the feelings is a joyful one which cannot be adequately described, but God sees and knows our hearts; that our people are remembered in this time of excruciating pain, and economic hardship by this well-meaning Nigerian is commendable and with gratitude in our hearts we receive them”, he said

Reverend Ma’aji Caleb promised to use the association’s structure to ensure the palliative reach out to the intended beneficiaries in all categories.

He acknowledged the biting effect of the economy where he reiterated that the palliative would cushion the effect on the most vulnerable and put a smile on their faces in the interest of the love of Christmas.

The Kaduna State CAN Secretary called on those who will benefit to pray for the donors for God’s provision and protection

“We want to say sincerely that this is a service that is rendered to God through his people and we are making a commitment that we will be praying for them that God will grant them good health, good vision, and better understanding for a peaceful and prosperous country “, he prayed

Reverend Ma’aji Caleb is optimistic that the present economic condition will change for the better, hence the need for all to pray and support the present government to achieve its desired objective.

He therefore called on the citizens to live peacefully with one another as development cannot thrive in an atmosphere of chaos and anarchy.