rom Lawal Gwanda: , Senator Bello Mandiya of Funtua Senatorial Zone in Katsina Statehas empowered his constituency with items worth N1b.
Speaking at the event in Kafur Local Government Area, Senator Mandiya said that the gesture was to appreciate the support given to him by the constituents to represent them at the Senate.
According to him, his constituents have shown to him love that he cannot forget, saying that he was the second senator with the highest vote in Nigeria in 2019.
He, therefore, called on all his supporters to vote for the APC from state assembly to presidential elections, praying that the next senator from the zone will do better than him.
Also speaking at the event, Gov. Aminu Bello Masari commended Mandiya for the gesture, saying such gesture will improve the lives of the beneficiaries.
According to the governor, such assistance, if properly utilised, will go a long way in improving the income of the beneficiaries.
Masari added that the senator deserves more respect for such empowerment in spite of him not contesting in the 2023 elections.
Sen. Mandiya was elected to represent the zone in 2019 under the platform of APC, but was not able to secure the ticket for a second term.
Gov. Masari said:”For someone who did not secure a ticket, but remained in the party and even offered such a gesture to his constituents, must be a true politician.”
Also in his speech, the former Chairman of Malumfashi Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdulaziz Danyari said the beneficiaries include; traditional and religious leaders, women, youths, party members and other vulnerable people.