The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has spent over N 20million on the 2020 Anti Malaria Spray exercise .
This invaluable gesture by Wamakko, was sequel to his sustained efforts, to curb the menace of diseases that have been plaguing the people of the state, especially the Malaria scourge .
Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, flagged off the annual exercise, in Sokoto, on Tuesday, August 25,2020.
In a statement signed by Bashir Rabe Mani,Dan Masanin Mani, Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko,Wednesday, August 26, 2020, made available to theshieldonline.
Represented by his Director of Administration, Alhaji Almustapha Abubakar Alkali, Wamakko said that, as a Leader and and a Senator, it was incumbent on him to contribute his own quota in totally eradicating malaria in the state.
Wamakko also said that, he sustained the annual gesture to alleviate the suffering of the poeple of the state , as well as bolster their socioeconomic activities .
He appealed to the residents to be patient as the one-month exercise will fully cover all the targetted areas, adding, ” only a healthy person can be productive.”
In their separate remarks, the APC Chairmen in Wamakko, Sokoto North and Sokoto South Local Governments, Alhaji Bello Jijji Bado, Alhaji Almustapha Kwandawa and Alhaji Bello Mainasara,respectively, commended Wamakko for the immeasurable gesture, just as they pledged to ensure the success of the exercise .
The trio further lauded Wamakko for his unwavering commitment to alleviate the sufferings of the people of the state.
The exercise is being conducted in Wamakko, Sokoto North,Sokoto South, Kware and Dange/Shuni Local Governments.
It could be recalled that, Wamakko had bankrolled a similar exercise in 2019 that was successfully conducted.