In line with the spirit of Ramadan, the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje and some party leaders in Kano state at the weekend donated food items worth millions of Naira to party members and supporters in the state.

The gesture was to cushion the effects of the prevailing economic hardship and as part of the party’s continued effort to identify with its members.

A statement by the Chief of Staff to the APC national chairman, Malam Muhammad Garba, in Abuja on Sunday, said the distribution of the palliative was flagged off on Saturday in Dawakin Kudu local government area of the state.

The food items distributed included 10, 000 bags of rice, 3, 000 bags of millet, crtons of spaghetti and cash which will be distributed at state, local government and ward levels.

The state chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas formally flagged- off the distribution of the food items while the Chief of Staff to the National Chairman Malam Muhammad Garba coordinated the program with Kano South as the first batch of beneficiaries.

He said the donation was funded by leaders of the party, prominently among them are the Deputy Senate President, Senator Barau Jibrin; Chairman of House Committee on Appropriation, Hon.Kabiru Abubakar Bichi; APC gubernatorial and deputy gubernatorial candidates, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna and Hon. Murtala Sule Garo respectively.

Other donors are the Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Dr. Mariya Mahmud Bunkure, her counterpart in the Ministry of Housing Urban Development, Engr. Abdullahi Tijjani Muhammad Gwarzo. The donation was initiated by the national chairman of the party, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

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