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Reps Member Distributes 546 Poverty Reduction Items

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By Muhammad Ibrahim,Sokoto

In his remarks, the governor Tambuwal represented by the Secretary to the state government, Saidu Umar while commending the Member for the effort said despite polical party differences, Alhaji Salame is a character who has his electorates at heart and emphasised on the all polical office holders to emulates the deeds of Salame as this will surely reduce redundancy to the lowest level.


The governor then welcomes any activity aimed at reducing poverty and improve social well being of citizenry.

Minister of Justice of the Federation,Alhaji Abubakar Malami remarked that if all well to do exhibit the same sence of direction like Salame there woldn’t be terrorism as experienced in the present day Nigeria.

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Saad Abubakar 111represented by Sarkin Yakin Binji Alhaji Usman also said it is another milestone towards eradicating poverty as he understood that last year the Member did the same distributions as this and therefore worthy of commendation.

Earlier, the donor of the items, Abubakar Abdullahi Salame, Member representing Gwadabawa/Illela Federal Constituency in his address said the distribution of 167 motorcycles, 50 Keke Napep and 329 sewing machines and N2m was part of his corporate responsibilities to his electorates.

He said is a duty on all elected members to consider first the welfare and health of his electorates and not accumulate wealth for single families.

Salame further said this is the second times he is distributing such items to his people only to reduce hardships within the two areas and beyond adding that this will go a long way in reducing poverty in the state at large.

He commended the state government under the leadership of governor Tambuwal for coming out with series of activities that can be beneficial to the citizens of Sokoto and the country in general.

Sardaunan Kano, Alhaji Shekarau, other dignitataries from across the country graced the ceremony.

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