Sokoto Distributes Food, Clothing to Orphans


Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, Friday distributed clothing materials and food items to 12,485 orphans and indigent persons across the state. Speaking  in Kuchi village of Kebbe local government area during the distribution of food to beneficiaries drawn from 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Councils of the state yesterday, Tambuwal said each female orphan received a wrapper and N1000, while each male orphan got five yards of clothing material and N1000. Tambuwal stated that the gesture was aimed at assisting the orphans and the needy to celebrate the forthcoming Eid-el-Fitr with ease.”The state government is strongly committed to ensuring the welfare of all categories of people in the state. We will always strive to fulfill our campaign promises to the people of the state in spite of so many challenges,”he said.