Sallah: Lawmaker to distribute 3000 rams, N250m for celebrations in Zamfara

A  Member of the House of Representatives, Representing Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency in Zamfara State Rt. Hon Dr Aminu Sani Jaji has provided three thousand rams for distribution supporters of the All Progressive Congress, APC in the state.

This contained in a statement by the Chairman Jaji Coordinating Committee, Aliyu Abubakar MC and made available to newsmen, explaining that the Lawmaker who doubles as the Chairman House Committee on Ecological Fund, also earmarked the sum of two hundred and fifty million naira for distribution to orphans and vulnerable groups across the state as Eid-el-kabir Sallah welfare packages.

“The gesture is aimed to assist muslim faithfuls, especially the APC members and less privileged families to perform sacrifices and celebrate Eid-el-kabir festivals in happy mood.

“The beneficiaries include prominent personalities in the state, various categories of former political appointees, APC state executives, local government and wards executives of the party, state APC elders, former Directors General forum, former local government councils Chairmen and Vice Chairmen, Councils Councillors forum as well as various categories of APC associations and other party stakeholders.

“Other beneficiaries included Islamic Scholars in the state, state executives of Jajiyya Political Movement (JPM) across the state, orphans, APC supporters, youths and women groups among others”, the has explained.

Meanwhile, the breakdown of the beneficiaries of the N250 million donated by Hon  Dr Aminu Sani Jaji include former Political Offices holders across the state, Islamic scholars and Qur’anic reciters  both state, local governments,  as well as ward executives of Jajiyya Political Movement across the state

The gesture also to be  extended to the various APC stakeholders across the 147 political wards in the 14 local government Areas of the state.

According to Aminu Sani Jaji, his constituents of Kaura-Namoda and Birnin Magaji will receive a special package of both  rams and cash.

The lawmaker explained that the Sallah welfare package was part of his annual gesture to uplift the spirits and alleviate financial burden of Muslims in the state during the Sallah festivals.

Hon Aminu Jaji called on Muslims faithfuls to use the 10 Days of Zulhijjah and Eid-el-kabir period to intensify prayers for the sustainable peace and stability in the state and country as a whole.


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