Distributing the items, Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Council, Alhaji Sanusi Sarki said they were provided by Gov. Bello Matawalle to assist people at the grassroots.
According to Sarki, the gesture is to enable them perform Ramadan with ease and happiness.
“We received 4, 956 bags of food items as follows: 2,124 bags of rice, 708 bags of millet, 1,416 bags of maize, 354 bags of beans and 354 bags of sugar.
“Each of the 354 polling units across the 11 wards received 14 bags of assorted grains, including six bags of rice, four bags of maize, one bag of sugar, one bag of beans and two bags of millet,’’ Sarki said.
The chairman charged the committee to ensure justice and fairness in the distribution of the items.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government had so far provided 450 trucks of food items for distribution as Ramadan welfare package across the state. (NAN)