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June 10, 2024

Palliatives: Kano gov distributes presidential palliatives to vulnerable people across 44 LG

Palliatives: Kano gov distributes presidential palliatives to vulnerable people across 44 LG

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, donated commodities, totaling 42,000 metric tons, to the Kano State government for dissemination among the vulnerable individuals.

The President conveyed the goods through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, which includes essentials such as maize, millet, sorghum, and garri.

Tinubu, who was represented by the Director General of NEMA, Zubaida Umar, representing the Federal stated that the act aligns with his commitment to mitigating the repercussions of the current economic downturn.

Within this allocation, Kano State has been apportioned 969 metric tons of maize, 1,320 metric tons of sorghum, and 417 metric tons of millet, to be distributed equitably across all local government areas.

Umar also issued a caution regarding an impending flood in 2024, referencing the Seasonal Climate Prediction and Annual Flood Outlook.

While receiving the consignment, Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State pledged adherence to the directives of the Federal Government in distributing the items.

Governor Yusuf also warned against any individual intending to deviate or engage in nefarious activities during the distribution process.

Expressing gratitude for the generosity of the President, Governor Yusuf extended appreciation for the goodwill gesture while appealing for continued support for the people of Kano State.