Paul Orude, Bauchi
Wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed Abubakar, has distributed bags of rice, maize, gallons of groundnut and palm oil and wrappers to women in Tudun Mai Zamani community in Bayara village of Bauchi Local Government area of the state.
Speaking during the distribution of the items, on Sunday, Hajia Abubakar explained that the gesture was aimed at bringing succour to the downtrodden in this festive period.
She said such donation targets women all over the state, stressing that, ” I am highly optimistic that this gesture would motivate you to support the government and gear up to be good ambassadors by being patriotic through the exhibitions of support, loyalty and cooperation”.
The governor’s wife also stated that the government has done much by constructing good road network in different locations to facilitate cheap transportation system and ease conveyance of farm produce to and from parts of the country.
Aside that, Hajia Abubakar said the state government provides free medical health services to pregnant women and under five children as well as free drugs in order to improve the lots of the women in the State.
Responding, the Ward head of the area Baiko Mai Zamani, thanked the governor’s wife for the gesture urging the villagers to reciprocate through support and prayers for the success of the present administration.
He also appealed to the state government to provide community with water boreholes lamenting that residents face difficulties whenever they want to fetch water for consumption and household needs.
Blueprint reports that the Chairman of Bauchi local government Abdu Chindo also donated 100 wrappers to the beneficiaries with a view to complementing the effort governor’s wife in assisting the downtrodden.