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Hajj: Zamfara Govt. donates cash, food items to families of deceased APC chairmen


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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.


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