Adamawa Assembly Chief Whip distributes empowerment items

Member representing, Madagali Constituency Haruna Jilantikiri, has distributed multi million naira empowerment items to his electorate.

By Usman Umar Sahabi

The Chief Whip of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and member representing, Madagali Constituency Haruna Jilantikiri, has distributed multi million naira empowerment items to his electorate.

Speaking while distributing the items at Madagali Local Government Council’s Secretariat on Saturday, the lawmaker said the gesture is part of his efforts towards empowering his electorate to become self reliant.

Jilantikiri added that, he decided to contribute his own quarter towards economically empowering youths and women whose business places were destroyed by the hoodlums, saying that both the youths and women lost everything during the attacks and that the items will go along way in empowering them.

The House Chief Whip told them that the empowerment programme is just the beginning as he will continue to provide them with basic amenities, and pleaded with those that could not get to exercise patience and wait for another time.

The lawmaker said, arrangements have been concluded with ministry of water resources to sink 2 boreholes to each of the 10 political wards across the Constituency to enable the inhabitants have access to portable water supply.

The lawmaker also used the medium and thanked the people of Madagali Constituency for their support pledging that he will continue to justify the confidence reposed in him during Elections.

In his remarks, the Speaker of the House, Aminu Iya Abbas who was represented by the Majority Leader, Hon. Hammantukur Yettisuri of Jada Mbulo Constituency, commended Hon. Jilantikiri for the laudable empowerment programme

The Speaker informed them that the House is ready to cooperate with Governor Fintiri, so as to enable him and his government succeed, saying he is confident that the government of the day will implement all its policies and programmes for the development of the state.

Also speaking, the Organising Secretary of the PDP in the state, Alhaji Bello Hamza Madagali, described the event as historic, saying they came to support their member who has provided dividends of democracy to their electorate.

Baring his mind, a Stakeholder, Alhaji Dauda Sa’idu (Mai Shinkafa), told the public that he will soon launch his empowerment programme in support of Hon. Jilantikiri’s programme and other political Office holders for the development of the area.

On his part, the PDP Chairman Madagali LGC, Hon. Alhaji Shuaibu Ujulu, said that what the member has done is what is expected of every good leader.

Also speaking, the Chairman Physically Challenged Persons Madagali LGA, Yakubu Hassan appealed to the House of Assembly to consider establishing Commission for Physically Persons in the state.

In his vote of thanks, the Executive Chairman Madagali LGC, Aiden Tsukumu, thanked the Member and called on the beneficiaries to make use of the items given to them in order to economically establish themselves.

The empowerment items distributed include; 120 sewing machines, 90 Gasoline Generators and 90 Super Power Clippers.

Apart from the items, the Legislator also pledged to sink 20 boreholes in 10 political wards including Palam, Madagali, Wula, Waggah, SS Vapra, Bebel, Hyambula, Kirchinga, Gulak and Mayo Wadu.

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