Kano begins distribution of food items to vulnerable people

The Kano State Government has commenced the distribution of food items to the vulnerable and the less privilege people across the 44 Local government areas of the state.

Governor Abba Yusuf who disclosed this during the Flagg off of the agricultural intervention programme in Kano, said the gesture was aimed at cushioning the effects of fuel subsidy removal.

Governor Yusuf explained that the state government would distribute 297,000 thousand 10kg bags of rice for free to the needy.

He noted that 1,060 people would benefit from the gesture as other food items like millet, corn among things would also be distributed to the vulnerable group.

The Governor maintained that government had made a befitting plan through the establishment of various committees to ensure adequate distribution of the food items.

He warned that any government official found wanting in the process of the distribution of the food items would be dealt with accordingly.

The Governor further explained that people living with disability would be given special consideration during the process.

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