Sokoto Disburses N11.5m to Widows

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 Sokoto State Government, has commenced the disbursement of cash assistance to over 1,000 widows in the state. The state Commissioner of Social Welfare, Alhaji Sirajo Gatawa, stated this Friday, at the commencement of the disbursement of the funds to widows in Kebbe local government area of the state. He said the gesture was part of government’s efforts to assist the less privileged during the Ramadan fast. According to him, the move was aimed at assisting the widows to enable them cater for the orphans. “The gesture is aimed at providing widows across the 86 districts with cash assistance and food items to enable them conduct their fast with ease  during the Ramadan,” he explained.