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Bauchi to distribute N68m worth of items

| July 25, 2012 More

Bauchi State Commisioner for Women’s Affairs, Hajiya Talatu Barwa has said her ministry would distribute foodstuff and wrappers worth N68 million during the Ramadan.

Hajia Barwa said on Monday while briefing reporters in Bauchi  that the items would be distributed to 120 Quranic Tafsir centers.  

She said the centres which did not benefit last year would be given this time.

.“We will distribute 1,500 bags of rice, 100 bags of sugar, 500 bags of millets and 500 cartons of milk.

“We applied a strategy to ensure that those centres that received last year are not receiving this year only for few and those that need our intervention in the LGAs,’’ she said.

Similarly, the Deputy Chairman, State Ramadan Feeding Committee, Alhaji Salisu Barau said N62 million had been earmarked for the feeding of indigent people in 120 mosques in the state.

He said 10,000 people would be fed daily with a standard plate of food, drinks and fruits. 

Category: Bauchi State News

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