By; MOHAMMED MUNURAT NASIR, Gusau
Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has commended the wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari for her humanitarian assistance to Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Zamfara State.
Yari made the commendation while receiving the wife of the President who paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Gusau while in the state for the presentation of relief materials donated by the Future Assured Initiative, her pet project targeted bringing succour and uplifting the life of the vulnerable in the country.
“The decision of the Future Assured, a reputable organisation of the First Lady to present relief materials to the IDPs who are mostly the victims of banditry in the state as worthy of commendation and emulation”, he said.
The governor who is the Senator elect for Zamfara West Senatorial Zone said the state government in the last couple of years when the banditry began has being spending
colossal amount in providing succour to the victims through its Zamfara Emergency Management Agency (ZEMA) and the State Damage Assessment and Relief Committee.
Yari Assured that the state government will continue to protect the life and property of the people of the state.
The governor lamented the surge of fake news and hate speeches which he said are fueling the unfortunate security situation in the state and therefore appealed for decorum in the activities of the people of the state to mitigate the ugly senario.
Earlier, the wife of the President Aisha Buhari represented by the represented by the Wife of Nasarawa State Governor, Hajiya Mairo Tanko Almakura lauded the efforts of the Zamfara state government in bringing banditry to an end.
Aisha Buhari said the donations to the IDPs by the Future Assured and
the Muhammadu Indimi Foundation was to ensure that the IDPs have sense of belonging.
She added that Future Assured will continue to contribute its quota for sustainable development of the people of the country particularly the women and girl child.
Items donated to the Zamfara IDPs by the Future Assured includes two trucks of 25kg of rice and 1500 bags of assorted foods while the Muhammadu Indimi Foundation provided one truck of 25kg of rice.