No fewer than 430 rams and 1700 (50kg, 25kg and 10kg) bags of rice were distributed to Muslim constituents of PKK by the member representing the constituency at the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yusuf Adamu Gagdi, to facilitate a hitchfree 2022 Eid-el-Kabr celebration for the beneficiaries.
It is a sacrosanct tradition of the lawmaker to distribute food items and cash donations to his constituents during festive period in tandem with the spirit of giving and to also assist the less privileged members of the constituency celebrate without much hassle, this has been a yearly ritual he has maintained since 2015, when he was elected to the State Assembly.
This year’s celebration came at a time prices of foodstuffs and animals have skyrocketed, jeopardizing the chances of many households to provide for their families, hence the lawmaker’s intervention comes handy, as attested to by many of the beneficiaries.
Traditional rulers, party officials, various youths and support groups, as well as religious leaders from Pankshin, Kanke and Kanam local government areas benefitted from the lawmaker’s gesture, and were appreciative of the intervention.
Cash support raging from 10 thousand to 50 thousand naira were distributed to those some selected perambulation alongside the rams and rice to different individuals and groups to assist in buying soup ingredients. The cash distribution totals 5 million naira.
About 81 rams were shared to salaried village heads within Kanam Traditional Council, 25 to Jahr Chiefdom and 50 to Kanam Emirate Council, making a total of 156 to the entire traditional institution in Kanam LGA.
30, 10 and 12 rams were distributed to Imams of Jummat mosques in Kanam, Pankshin and Kanke local government areas respectively. Similarly, distribution committees in Kanam alongside leadership of KPY and Jos got 33 and 15 rams respectively.
Friends and relations got 54 rams, Jos based stakeholders got 50 while the Kanam APC caucus got 27 and some youth groups got 25 rams.
As for rice distribution, Imams of Jummat mosques got 234 bags, 500 bags were distributed to stakeholders in PKK, VOGA officials shared 100 bags, Babayo boys got 100 bags, youth groups in PKK got 300 bags, Kanam LGA Exco and Ward Chairmen 41 bags, while 247 bags were shared to village heads and traditional rulers.
GAGDI MEDIA TEAM.