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Niger To Spend N976M On Ramadan Feeding

Posted by Amarachi on Fri 15th Mar, 2024 - tori.ng

The commissioner said each local government will receive 7,079 bags of assorted grains.

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The Niger State Government has announced that it budgeted the sum of N976 million for Ramadan feeding in the eight emirate councils of the state.

Also, assorted grains have been procured to be distributed to all the 25 local government areas, emirate councils, religious leaders, security agencies, and political parties in the state.

The state Commissioner for Information, Binta Mamman, made this known in a statement on Friday.

The commissioner said each local government will receive 7,079 bags of assorted grains.

“Each of the LGA will receive 1,000 bags of 10kg rice, 184 bags of 25kg rice, 2,000 bags of 10 kg maize, 490 bags of 25kg of maize, 1,200 bags of 10kg millet, as well as 1,200 bags of sorghum and 775 bags of beans.

“Bida, Kontagora and Suleja LGAs will receive a total of 14,000 bags of assorted grains each, with Chanchaga LGA receiving the highest number of  21,000 bags of grains. Others to benefit from this gesture are traditional and religious institutions, security agencies, Niger State House of Assembly, political party (APC), IDPs and the organised labour.

“A total sum of N976 million would be expended for Ramadan feeding across the eight emirate councils in the state,
” Mamman stated.

The commissioner appealed to all those responsible for the distribution and coordination of the palliatives and Ramadan feeding to be fair in carrying out the task.
 



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