Palliative: Nasarawa Assembly woman distributes cash to religious leaders

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Nasarawa, Nasarawa State.

Hajiya Hajara Danyaro, member representing Nasarawa Central at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has distributed cash as palliative to 100 religious leaders in her constituency in order to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal in the country.

Danyaro, the only female legislator in the House, while distributing the palliatives on Saturday in Nasarawa, promised to continue to put smile in the faces of her constituents.

The Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs, Danyaro said the roles of religious leaders in promoting peace and unity could not be overemphasised, hence the need for the gesture.

“This cash palliative is to improve on your standard of living and that of your family members as a result of fuel subsidy removal in the country.

“Today, this is the second batch of my palliatives to the people of my constituency among other gestures. In the first batch, I have distributed palliatives to over 400 people.

“During my primaries and the general elections, the religious leaders have prayed for my success and today I have succeeded through their prayers and other people’s support,” she said.

Danyaro urged the religious leaders to continue to pray for the unity, peace, progress and development of the country and for leaders to succeed.

She noted that prayers being offered by the religious leaders has helped and still helping in promoting peace in the country.

 Danyaro also assured her constituents of continued determination to attract development to the area.

“I will continue to do my best and to ensure that I will bring speedy development to Nasarawa Central constituency.

“This is to change on your lives positively and for the overall development of our constituency,” Danyaro said.

Besides, she assured her constituents of sustained commitment  to protect and fight for the poor, adding that the committee set up by the House to investigate alleged diversion of palliatives will ensure that what belong to the poor is given to them.

Danyaro said  that she has lobbied for boreholes and schools, among other projects, to the constituency and promised to bring more.

She further called on the religious leaders and other people of her constituency and the state at large to pray and support President Tinubu and Gov. Abdullahi Sule;

“Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, Speaker of the state legislature; and Malam Aliyu Abdullahi, the Chief Imam of Nasarawa Central Mosque, and herself, among other leaders, to succeed,” she said.

Her colleagues, Messrs Saidu Gude (SDP-Uke/Karshi) and Ovey John (PDP-Keffi East) lauded Danyaro for the gesture, adding that the initiative will change on the lives of the beneficiaries positively.

They called on the people of the constituency to continue to support Danyaro to succeed.

On their parts, Sen. Abubakaar Sodangi, the Chairman of the Occasion; represented by his Special Assistant, Mr Sale Ahmed; Dr Zainab Ahmed, former SSG in the state; Mr Dikko Mohammed, former Chairman, Keffi LGC, among others, commended Danyaro for distributing cash to the religious leaders and prayed God to bless her abundantly.

They also acknowledged that the gesture would go a long way in improving on the standard of living of the beneficiaries and that of their family members.

They also called on the religious leaders to continue to preach peace and unity to the people of the constituency and the society at large.

Responding, Rev. Ishola Peter, CAN Chairman, Nasarawa LGA, and Mr Sulayman Aliyu, an Islamic scholar, appreciated the lawmaker for the gesture and prayed God to bless her abundantly.

They assured her of their support to succeed at all times.

Besides, Danyaro inaugurated the modern solar power street lights she installed at Nasarawa motor park in Nasarawa Local Government Area.

She urged members of the NURTW, NARTO and mechanics, among other stakeholders, to jealously guard the solar power street lights in their interest and for the overall development of the constituency.

Mr Suleiman Idris, Patron Mechanic Association; Malam Salihu Isah, Chairman NURTW Branch 3; Alhaji Muhammadu Musa, Chairman, Nasarawa LGA Mass Transit, and Haruna Aliyu, Representative of NARTO, appreciated Danyaro for the gesture.

They promised to safeguard the over 10 solar power street lights installed in the area as the first phase of the project delivered by the female lawmaker. 

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