Palliatives: Nasarawa First Lady, Dangote Foundation Share Food In Toto Communities


BY OUR CORRESPONDENT – The Nasarawa State First Lady, Hajiya Silifat Abdullahi A. Sule has put smiles on the faces of vulnerable groups and individuals with the distribution of food items across communities in Toto Local Government Area of the State.

The distribution exercise, which was packaged in collaboration with the Aliko Dangote Foundation, took place at the Toto Local Government Council Secretariat on Monday, April 8, 2024.

The food stuffs distributed to the people, especially the womenfolks, included rice, millet and maize among others.

Hajiya Silifat Sule said the kind gesture was meant to cushion the effect of current tough times in the country, urging wives to bear with their husbands at this times of economic hardship and always support them in meeting the needs of their families

She also charged women to ensure proper upbringing of their children, especially the girl child, considering the high rate of indecency and immoral behaviour in the society today.

In her remarks, the Commissioner for Special Duties, Humanitarian Affairs and NGOs, Princess Margret Itake Elayo disclosed that while the Silifat Abdullahi Sule (SAS) Hope Foundation provided the millet and maize, the Aliko Dangote Foundation provided the rice for the 1,200 beneficiaries in Toto local government.

Also speaking at the occasion, the state Attorney General, Barrister Labaran Magaji appreciated the First Lady and Aliko Dangote for the gesture.

He also lauded Governor Abdullahi A. Sule for the security measures put in place to safeguard lives and property of the Toto people, just as he pleaded for the construction of road from the Secretariat to Rafin Kunama.

On their part, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Aisha Rufai Ibrahim and Toto Council Chairman, Abdullahi Tashas both commended Governor Abdullahi Sule and the First Lady for the all-inclusive governance and leadership style.

According to the duo, this heartwarming development has really helped to transform the state in all ramifications.

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