Bauchi Gov’s 2023 Running Mate, Jatau, Distributes N50 Million To Flood Victims

Mohammed Auwal Jatau, the 2023 running mate of Bauchi State Governor, has disbursed N50 million to support victims of flooding in Zaki and Giade local government areas of the state.

Mr Jatau, currently a member representing Zaki Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, said the disbursement is meant to help cushion the effects and devastations of the recent incident of flooding heaped on the people of his constituency.

The Lawmaker while speaking during the distribution exercise in Sakwa, said apart from his personal donation of the money, he is currently canvassing for more support for the victims from relevant bodies and public-spirited individuals.

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He said the donation of the money was to complement the efforts of Bauchi State Government in addressing the plight of the victims through the provision of relief materials so as to cushion the effects of the natural disaster on their economic activities.

“This 50 million naira relief assistance is to support the victims of flood in each ward in my constituency in order to alleviate their sufferings.

“You know my Local Government is among the areas affected by flood which destroyed many houses and farmlands and this kind gesture is to come to the aid of the affected communities in my constituency.

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“This is a period where our people are in need of our support and I will continue to do more for my people in appreciation of their support to me.

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“I must appreciate His Excellency, Governor Bala Mohammed for showing concern to us by coming to this local government by himself to assess the level of damage caused by the flood for his Government’s assistance,” he said.

WikkiTimes recalls that three reportedly died, and over 1,453 houses and several farmlands were damaged by flooding in Zaki and Gamawa local government areas of the state.


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