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1600 benefit from Katsina Speaker’s N32.1m Ramadan gift

No fewer than 1,600 indigent persons and some stakeholders have benefited from a donation of N32.1 million given out by the Speaker of the Katsina House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasir Yahaya.

The Speaker gave out the money on Saturday in Daura, Katsina State.

The donation was to reduce the current level of economic hardship and enable the people to discharge their religious obligations during Ramadan.

Yahaya said he would continue to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people of the constituency through the delivery of democratic dividends and the enactment of good laws.

According to him, the beneficiaries include the needy, orphans, party leaders, religious and traditional leaders, and members of the Gwagware Foundation.

Others are security personnel, elders, and the media.

Some of the beneficiaries express gratitude to the Speaker for the gesture, saying it would reduce the harsh conditions they have found themselves in.

Also, the State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Muhammad Sani-Ali, urged political office holders to emulate the gesture and bring succour to the people.

He solicited the support of the people for the government to overcome the current hardship, including the security challenges in parts of the state. (NAN)

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