First Lady Tinubu Distributes Palliates To PWDs, Orphans, Less Privileged In Kaduna

First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has flagged-off the distribution of palliatives to 2,400 less privileged residents in Kaduna State, including People With Disabilities (PWDs), orphanage homes, widows and women infected by HIV among others.

Tinubu, who was represented at the flag-off of the palliatives distribution by Wife of Kaduna Governor, Hajia Hafsat Uba Sani, said the palliative was designed to cushion the effects of economic hardship on the less privileged across the country.

The First Lady said the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration was working tirelessly to improve the economy of the country and therefore, it requires the patience and corporation of the citizens to achieve the desired goals of delivering good governance to the people.

She however said the less privileged, poor, vulnerable and underserved people of Nigeria, especially People With Disabilities (PWDs) are dear to her heart, she chose to distribute the palliatives, to assist them.

While urging the beneficiaries not to sell the palliatives but use it to the benefit of themselves and their families, she promised to sustain the assistance in Kaduna and across the Country.

Kaduna Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajia Rabi Salisu explained 2,400 bags of rice donated by the First Lady, Senator Tinubu is being distributed to 2,400 less privileged families.
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She said the beneficiaries were drawn from, the 23 local government areas and from different groups including, PWDs, orphanages, widows, people infected by HIV, NYSC Corps members and the two religious bodies, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) among others.

Wife of Governor Uba Sani, Hajia Hafsat gave cash donation to the respective beneficiaries’ groups to complement the food item donated by the First Lady.

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Some of the beneficiaries who spoke on behalf of their groups, expressed appreciation to Senator Tinubu and Hajia Hafsat Uba Sani for not forgetting them, despite that they have won elections.

Chairman of the PWDs in Kaduna, Suleiman Abdullahi said, “the palliative distribution is a sign that the APC government of President Tinubu and Governor Uba Sani at Kaduna State level, care for the people, especially People With Disabilities (PWDs). In the past, when the elections are over, the people in government often forget the less privileged like us.

“So, we are grateful to the First Lady and Wife of our amiable Governor, Hajia Hafsat Uba Sani for this palliative. We are assuring that, it will will be equitably. We pray that Almighty God will uplift them and help them to deliver on the responsibilities on their shoulders,” he said.