A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress ( APC),in Sokoto State, Alhaji Yahaya Buhari Siriddawa, has donated clothing materials to no fewer than ten thousand indigent persons in Sokoto city and it’s environs.
The distribution ceremony was successfully conducted àt his residence in Sokoto, on Monday.
The clothing mateirals doled out by the philantrophist included hundreds of bails of Guinea brocade, lace and wrappers .
The beneficiaries included women, men, elderly, children, physically challenged and other vulnerable groups.
A major highlight of the event was the provision for hand washing with soap and hand sanitizers, as well as face masks to all the beneficiaries, security agents and other officials involved in the exercise
This was part of the donor’s contribution to stem the tide of the raging global Coronavirus Pandemic ( COVID-19), Disease.
Speaking shortly after the exercise, Alhaji Yahaya Buhari Siriddawa said that, the gesture was a perennial one to alleviate the suffering of the less privileged persons in the society, especially during the forthcoming Ramadan fast and Sallah festivities .
A cross section of the beneficiaries lauded Siriddawa for the invaluable gesture and urged other wealthy individuals to emulate him.