Sallah largesse: Hon Jaji donates 3000 rams, N250 million to Zamfara people


A Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Representing Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency in Zamfara State Rt. Hon Dr Aminu Sani Jaji has purchased 3000 rams for distribution to people especially supporters of the All Progressive Congress, APC in the state.

Hon Jaji who is the Chairman House Committee on Ecological Fund, also earmarked the sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (250,000,000) for distribution to deserving individuals, orphans and vulnerable groups across the state as Eid-el-kabir Sallah welfare packages.

This was contained in a statement by state Chairman Jaji Coordinating Committee Aliyu Abubakar MC, and made available to newsmen in Gusau on Sunday. 

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.

He said the gesture was aimed at assisting the muslim faithfuls, especially the APC members and less privileged families to perform sacrifices and celebrate Eid-el-kabir festivals in happy mood.

According to him, 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 include, the Islamic Scholars in the state,State Executives of Jajiyya Political Movement across the state, orphans, APC Supporters, youths and women groups among others.

Meanwhile, the breakdown of the beneficiaries of 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.

He further explained that the gesture also is 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.

Hon Aminu Sani Jaji therefore 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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