Bauchi APC Federal Lawmaker distributes 200m foodstuffs to constituency


By Umar Sa’id, Bauchi

The member representing Alkaleri/Kirfi federal constituency, Hon. Kabiru Yusuf AKY Makaman Duguri has distributed food items worth over N200m to his constituents as Ramadan Relief Package.

The lawmaker also shared over N20m cash to some small business owners as well as one tricycle machine to his die hard supporter, who used his Keke Napep to campaign for the lawmaker in nooks and crannies of the constituency during the last general election.

Speaking at the Flagging off of the distribution exercise yesterday, Hon. Kabiru Yusuf explained that the gesture was to reduced hardships being experience in the society especially during the month of Ramadan.

He said the beneficiaries of the Ramadan Relief Package, will cut across APC structures in both Alkaleri and kirfi local governments, youths and women groups, people with special needs, religious and traditional rulers as well as other political parties in the two local governments.

Hon. Makama, used the event to appreciate leadership style of the Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudden Abbas and chairman appropriation committee Hon. Abubakar Kabiru Bichi for doing the needful in their respective offices.

He urged Nigerians to continue praying for President Bola Tinubu’s administration to succeed, saying the current hardships will soon be a thing of the past, considering the steps taken by the FG.

Earlier speaking, Bauchi State APC chairman, represented by the secretary of the party, Alhaji Mustapha Zirami, applauded the quality representation of the federal lawmaker, by carrying the party in all his activities, emphasizing that the leadership of the party will always stand by him.

Some of the beneficiaries of the N20m, Sale Yakubu Mainamaji, Bala mai Shayi and Umar Abdullahi, who pocketed N500,000 each, expressed happiness and promised their total support to the lawmaker at all the time.

Food items distributed include 2,000 bags of sugar 10kg, 1000 bags of sugar 50kg, 10,000 bags of rice 10kg, 5,000 bags of rice 25kg, 1,000 cartoons of spaghetti and 1,000 cartoons of groundnut oil among others.