By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The Special Adviser to Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State on Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Yusuf Abubakar Zugu has donated food items and building materials to flood victims in Gummi local government area of the state.
Zugu presented the items to the Emir of Gummi, Alhaji Lawal Hassan at the Emirate.
Zugu described the flood disaster as unfortunate and worrisome and said that the gesture was to complement the effort of the state government in reducing the hardship among the victims.
The relief package according to the governor’s aide comprises of 200 bags of cement, 100 pieces of women clothing and 100 sets of blankets.
He said other items included in the donated items are 100 cartons of Noddles, 100 cartons of spaghetti, 20 cartoons of soap and 20 cartons of detergents.
Responding, the Emir of Gummi, Alhaji Lawal Hassan described the gesture as timely and commend the governor’s aide for cushioning the plight of victims of the disaster.
“This is what is being expected from well meaning individuals and political office holders,” he said..
The monarch assured judicious distribution of the items to the victims.
The State Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Sulaiman Tinau Anka used the occasion to call for more support to the victims by well meaning individuals.
Tunau reiterated the state government’s commitment to improving the living standard of the people.