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Plateau Government disburses palliative donated by first lady to beneficiaries in Riyom

Written by on November 7, 2023

Plateau state government has disbursed bank drafts to 110 beneficiaries being the cash palliative donated by Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, to victims of attacks in Riyom Local Government Area.

It would be recalled that Senator Tinubu had donated the sum of N500 million to 500 displaced families who were affected by violent attacks in some local government areas in the state.

Governor Caleb Mutfwang while handing over the bank drafts to the beneficiaries, appreciated the First Lady for the gesture, stating that the palliative would go a long way in returning the displaced people back to their communities and rebuilding their lives.

Represented by the Deputy Governor, Ngo Josephine Piyo, the governor urged the people of Riyom to remain peaceful and support the state government’s effort toward bringing lasting peace in the state while insisting his administration is working assiduously to end the cycle of killings in all parts of the state.

The Transition Committee Chairman for Riyom local government area, Mr. Sati Shuwa, while appreciating the kind gesture, charged the beneficiaries to use the money wisely to rebuild their lives.

On behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr Gracious Victor, appreciated the First Lady for coming to their aid, stating that the money would be used cautiously to rebuild their lives.

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