Niger State Commissioner of Transport Ministry has handed over 100 live jackets to Shiroro LG
Written by Ogbodo Emmanuel on May 19, 2021
Niger State Commissioner of Transport Ministry Hon Ramatu Yar’adua has handed over no fewer than 100 live jackets to some communities around Shiroro and Erena axis of Shiroro local government area of the State.
The Commissioner, represented by her colleague in the ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development, Hon. Mamman Musa, during the handover ceremony, stated that the live jackets vest was provided by the State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello after the recent boat mishap tragedy that occurred in river Shiroro.
He said the Governor was sympathetic for losing the productive citizens of the communities who were predominantly Farmers and Fishermen.
The commissioner however assured of the state government’s resolve to alleviate the sufferings of the riverine communities in the state.
Responding, the Commissioner of Youth & Sports, Hon. Emmanuel Umar, who received the items on behalf of the communities, thanked the governor and the state government for supporting and providing the live (vest ) jacket for the communities in Shiroro and Erena.