From Maiharaji Altine Salah
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has donated a 300KVA Electricity Transformer to some communities domiciled in Kware Town, Headquarters of Kware Local Government of Sokoto State.
In a press release, the senator’s Media Aide, Alhaji Bashir Rabe Mani said the benefiting communities of the benevolent gesture of the forner Governor of Sokoto State include : Kofar Yamma, Fegi, Tarawa and Gandu.
According to the statement, the communities had suffered electricity black out for nearly two years, sequel to the break down of the transformer serving their areas, hitherto .
The obnoxious situation had brought untold hardship to the affected residents , with their myriad of sovioeco activities completely paralyzed .
A former Member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, who represented Kware Constituency, Hon. Kabiru Ibrahim Kware, said they decided to solicit for the donation of the transformer from Senator Wamakko, as they had waited for the concerned State Government Authorities to come to their aid but to no avail .
Hon. Kabiru Kware said ‘We are extremely elated and appreciative to Senator Wamakko, as with his magmamity , we have heaved a sigh of relief”.
” Consequently, our lives will now bounce back and socioeconomic activities will again spring up,hence , alleviate the suffering of the residents .
” We have nothing to say or do than sincerely commend Sneator Wamakko for his milk of human kindness towards us and fervently pray to the Almighty Allah reward him abundantly .”
It could be recalled that, Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District had extended similar gestures to several communities across the state, with the donation of no fewer than five of such transformers .