Eid-el-fitr: Tambuwal’s aide donates textiles, foodstuffs to physically challenged persons 

The Special Adviser to Gov. Aminu of Sokoto State on Physically Challenged , Mr Abdulaziz Ibrahim has distributed foodstuffs and clothing materials to people with disabilities in the state.

Ibrahim told the newsmen on Wednesday in Sokoto that the gesture began on Monday, and was to assist them celebrate the Sallah festival with ease.

He said the beneficiaries included albinos, lepers and those with sight, hearing and physical problems from across the 23 local government areas in the state.

Ibrahim noted that the gesture was on the orders of Gov.  , in line with his administration’s policy of providing succour to physically challenged .

According to him, the state government had sustained the payment of N6,500 stipends to physically challenged , as part of measures to prevent street begging.

The Special Adviser said that the gesture had assisted the beneficiaries to engage in small scale businesses.

He enjoined the beneficiaries to live in peace, government policies and for the success of the administration. (NAN)