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Gwagwalada chair urges FG to extend palliatives to rural dwellers

The Chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council, Alhaji Adamu Mustapha, has called on the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, to extend palliatives to the rural dwellers across the territory.

Alhaji Adamu, represented by the council’s Vice Chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Kassim, made the call during the presentation of palliatives to Anawim Orphanage in the council on Thursday.

He said extending humanitarian assistance to remote villages across the FCT would help the vulnerable.

The minister, who was represented by her Senior Special Assistant on Disaster Management and Humanitarian Services, Alhaji Musa Bungudu, said the palliatives comprised of bags of rice, palm oil, spaghetti and other condiments.

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