Dutse – The wife of the former President, Hajiya Turai Yar’Adua, has donated 40 cartons of special rice to People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Jigawa.
The Chairman of the association in the state, Malam Abubakar Ado, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, during the distribution of the items in Dutse, that the gesture was aimed at improving the nutrition and health status of people living with the virus.
He stated that the rice was shared to nine registered associations of PLWHA in some local government areas,
including Birnin Kudu, Gumel, Dutse, Gwaram, Kazaure and Hadejia.
The chairman thanked the wife of the former president for the donation and called on other spirited individuals
to emulate her.
Ado also commended the Jigawa State Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDS which arranged for the
transportation of the rice from Kaduna to Dutse. (NAN)