Governor Bello Mohammed of Zamfara State has today donated 400 bags of assorted grains to inmates at the Gusau Correctional facility as his Ramadan and Sallah welfare to the inmates.
A statement by Yusuf Idris Gusau,
Director General, Media Public Enlightenment and Communications.
Government House, Gusau said, the welfare include 100 bags of rice, 100 bags of maize, 100 bags of millet and 100 bags of sugar which were all handed over to the Deputy Comptroller Mr. Yunusa Ibrahim Ada by the governor who visited the facility and the inmates through his representative and Commissioner of Special Duties, Hon. Lawal Abubakar Zannan Badarawa.
He called on the inmates to consider their being in the facility as part of their destiny in life and for them to use their stay for sober reflections so that they will be good citizens that will contribute positively to societal growth.
He urged them to continue to pray for the peace and development of both the state and the nation noting that people who are in castration and consider their punishment as corrective, get their prayers answered easily by Allah.
He assured that his administration will continue to make the state better and conducive for more investors and economic growth which will bring more employment opportunities and eliminate criminalities.
Earlier in the day, the governor donated 170 bags each of sugar and assorted grains to the state’s Council of Chiefs as well as 300 bags of assorted grains to the Peoples Democratic Party state Working Committee all in the spirit of the Ramadan fast.
While at the Correctional facility, the Deputy Comptroller, DCC Yunusa Ibrahim Ada thanked the governor for the donation assuring that it will be judiciously utilized.
Ada who told the governor that both the wardens and the inmates have been praying for the governor especially in his drive to rid the state of criminal activities also said they will not relent in this direction.
The presentation was attended by the Commissioner of Information, Hon Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, Director General Protocols, Alhaji Aliyu Sani Bk, Director General Press Affairs, Mallam Yusuf Idris Gusau, Director General New Media Ibrahim Bello Zauma and Press Secretary to the Governor, Jamilu Iliyasu B/Magaji among others.