Zamfara State government through it’s Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management distributed food items and other essentials to 84 victims of recent attack in Lugga Town of Maru Local Government Area.

This was contained in a statement signed and made available to journalists in Gusau by the Director Media of the Ministry, Bashir Kabiru Ahmad, who said, during the distribution of the items, Commissioner of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Fa’ika M. Ahmad said the gesture was part of the state government’s continuous supports to victims of banditry and other criminal activities that had bedeviled the state for over a decade.

The items distributed to the victims who were mostly widows, orphans and households whose property were eithrt destroyed or stolen, were rice, beans, indomie noodles, clothes among other materials.

She therefore urged the beneficiaries to use the items judiciously and not indulge in selling the property as they were meant to reduce their hardship.

The Commissioner who was represented by the Director Administration of the ministry Malam Aminu Umar expressed state government’s commiseration to the people of Lugga Town and Maru Local Government Council.

The District Head Of Lugga, Ardo Mustapha Muhammad Lugga on behalf of beneficiaries applauded the administration of Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle for attending to their situation and prayed for the lasting peace in the state and Nigeria as a whole.

RL/Abdulrazak Kaura