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Defence minister shares 4,860 rams, N390m for Sallah

The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, has distributed 4,860 rams to All Progressives Congress members and the needy in Zamfara.

A statement by the Zamfara APC Publicity Secretary, Malam Yusuf Idris, said the former governor’s gesture also came along with the sum of N390m to be shared among the beneficiaries.

The beneficiaries included members of the state chapter of the APC Working Committee, as well as the party’s executive at the local government and ward levels in all the 14 local government areas of the state.

Other beneficiaries were party elders, youths, women groups, Islamic Scholars, underprivileged persons, orphans and the needy, as well as party members throughout the state.

Also included were former appointees in Matawalle’s administration including commissioners, Special Advisers, Directors General, Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Permanent Commissioners and Board members.

Similarly, a total of 140 persons were selected from the 14 local government areas of the state and given N100,000 each to support them during the Sallah celebration.

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Matawalle commended the overwhelming continued support being enjoyed from the zone by the Tinubu-led administration, assuring the resident that the government will continue to do its best to make life easier for them through the provision of more dividends of democracy and protection of people’s lives and property.

Gracie Brown
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