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Sokoto constituents get vehicles, motorcycles, cash support by Rep Bodinga


Sokoto constituents get vehicles, motorcycles, cash support by Rep Bodinga

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A member of the House of Representatives, who represents Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta Federal Constituency in Sokoto state, Nasiru Shehu Bodinga, has doled out vehicles, motorcycles and cash to his constituents.

The gesture was his humble way of showing gratitude to the Almighty Allah and his constituents for his victory at the 2023 polls.

The event, which took place at Bodinga town, headquarters of Bodinga Local Government attracted various dignitaries, party leaders and members from across the state.

The largesse was doled out to the elated beneficiaries barely three weeks after the inauguration of the newly-elected members of the National Assembly.

The items distributed included 43 motorcycles to the leaders and members of the party in the three local governments.

In the same vein, a vehicle was given to each of the Chairmen of APC in the three local governments, as well as a vehicle to the women leader in Sokoto South Senatorial District.

Similarly, N500,000 was doled out to each of the women leaders in the three local governments, among others.

Speaking at the event, Gov. Ahmed Aliyu of Sokoto State described the gesture by Bodinga as unparalleled and worthy of emulation.

He, therefore, challenged other National and State Assembly members to follow suit, with a view to further alleviating the suffering of the people.

Aliyu reiterated his unwavering commitment to religiously implement his nine-point agenda unveiled during his campaigns.

The governor vowed that his administration would continue to reel out myriad of plausible programnes and policies to provide the direly needed dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

According to him, his administration remains resolute in fulfilling all his campaign promises,saying, ” I know all these promises and we have already swung into action to redeem them.”

Speaking at the event, the Guest of Honour and leader of the party, Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wammako, lauded the bold move by the lawmaker just few days after assuming duty.

Wamakko, a former Governor of Sokoto State, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District on the platform of APC urged other lawmakers to take a cue from Shehu, with a view to assisting the less privileged members of the society.

He said: “We should all do more to assist the masses to ameliorate their suffering as this is the essence of democracy and being in leadership positions.

“We all have to do this passionately as the people are in dire need of help.”

The Chairman of the occasion and former Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi, also commended the lawmaker for the gesture.

Dingyadi said that it would go along way in alleviating the travails of the beneficiaries, urging other elected and appointed officials to emulate him.

Other speakers at the event included the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Tukur Bala Bodinga, State APC Chairman, Isa Sadiq Achida and that of Bodinga Local Government, among others.

They all lauded Bodinga for his fast move to come to the aid of his constituents.

A cross section of the beneficiaries commended Bobo for the gesture and urged other lawmakers to emulate him.

In his speech, the donor, Bodinga, said that that the event was to appreciate his constituents for reposing tremendous confidence on him by electing him.

The lawmaker promised never to fail his constituents, his party and its leadership in the state.

He also promised to provide quality representation, with a view to attracting collosal development to his constituency, Sokoto State and Nigeria in general.