The Senator representing Kano Central, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has empowered over 4,000 constituents in his Senatorial District.
The Senator donated the sum 10,000 Naira to each of the beneficiaries in his senatorial district as part of his contribution to cushion the effect of lockdown posed by Coronavirus particularly in the holy month of Ramadan
This was contained in a statement issued by his Media Aide, Dr Sule Ya’u Sule on Friday and obtained by Solacebase.
The statement said 10 people were selected to benefit from the scheme in each of the 172 wards of the 15 Local Governments areas that constitute the Kano Central, thereby bringing a total of about 1720 beneficiaries.
It said over 1300 interest groups will equally be empowered by the Senator’s intervention.
According to the statement, the intervention is part of Senator Ibrahim Shekarau’s annual tradition of empowering the less privileged in the state.
‘’Use the intervention judiciously, especially now that the state battles to survive from the lockdown necessitated by Coronavirus pandemic, ‘’ Shekarau urges beneficiaries.
He enjoined people to use the holy month of Ramadan to intensify their efforts in praying for God to bring an end to the pandemic.