Hajj: Zamfara Govt. donates cash, food items to families of deceased APC chairmen
Zamfara state government has donated food items and cash to families of three All Progressives Congress (APC) local government chairmen from the state who died on Friday as a result of auto crash in Saudi Arabia.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deceased died in the early hours of Friday in a motor accident on their way from Makkah to Madina.
The deceased were, Alhaji Jafaru Gidan Sambo, APC Chairman Kaura-Namoda local government, Alhaji Mudi Mallamawa, APC Chairman Shinkafi local government, and Alhaji Abdullahi Ruwan-Dorawa of Maru local government.
The state APC Chairman, Alhaji Lawal Liman presented the donation on behalf of the state government to the victims families in Kaura-Namoda, Shinkafi and Ruwan-Dorowa towns on Saturday.
NAN reports that each of the deceased families received N2 million and 50 bags of assorted grains.
“On behalf of Governor Abdul’aziz Yari, I am presenting this assistance to you to symphatize with you over this great loss”, he said.
Liman urged families of the deceased party chairmen to consider their death as a test from Allah, and urged them to continue to pray to Almighty Allah to grant them Aljannah Firdausi (The highest Paradise).
He described their death as a great loss not only to their families, but to APC, Zamfara state and Nigeria as a whole.
The Chairman of Maru local government area, Alhaji Salisu Dangulbi who responded on behalf of the families thanked the state government for the gesture.