Zamfara State Government has commenced distributed of N10,000 to about 5000 beneficiaries across the 147 wards of the state
Flagging off the distribution in Shinkafi and Kaura Namoda Local Area of Zamfara North, the Subcommittee chairman of the Zone, Alh. Ibrahim Danmalikin Gidan Giga, said, the gesture was part of efforts of the state Governor Bello Matawalle, to ensure welfare of the populace and deliver dividends of democracy to the doorstep of the people at the grass root.
According to him, 30 persons from each of the 147 wards would benefit from the gesture, stating that the present administration of governor Bello Matawalle is determined to improve the living standard of everyone in the state through programmes and policies designed to move the state to a greater heights.
In their separate remarks, sole administrators of Kaura Namoda and Shinkafi local government areas, Alh Nasiru Altine Yakamata and Alh Abdurrahman Bala respectively, applauded the foresight of governor Matawalle, for supporting the needy with the N10,000 each beside other numerous packages.
Some of the beneficiaries who spoke to Radio Nigeria after receiving the grant, thanked the state governor for the gesture, promising to make judicious use of the grant.
Reporting by Abdulrazak Kaura; editing by Julian Osamoto