We’ll Restore The Monthly Stipends To Physically Challenged If Elected – Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto
The All progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate in sokoto state Ahmed Aliyu sokoto fcna has assured the physically challenged and imans across the State that his administration will revive the monthly stipends introduced by wamakko led administration if elected governor of the state.
Aliyu gave this assurance while addressing a crowd of supporters who attended the APC eastern senatorial zone campaign rally in gwadabawa local government.
According to him,the present administration in the state has since stopped paying the monthly stipends which was meant to provide succur to the less previlage and the physically challenged in the state.
He added that the monthly stipends to the physically challenged was initiated by wamakko led administration as part of measures idea to discourage street begging especially in sokoto city.
“I wonder how any serious government would stopped a gesture such aimed at reducing street begging which has became a menace in our society “he added
“I also want to assure our Imams, their deputies and adhans across the state of the restoration of their monthly stipends which has equally been stopped by the current administration in the state “Aliyu has said
The APC candidate also decried the absence of developmental projects across the state despite hundreds of billion received from the federation account in the last seven years.
The APC candidate also promised to complete the long abandoned Gwadabawa Sakamaru gigane road project, initiated by wamakko administration.
In his remarks the senator representing sokoto central Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko said APC campaigns are issues based.
” We don’t insult any body in our campaigns,all we do is tell the goodies we have for the electorates”he added
He appealed to people of the state to vote for APC saying that it has a good welfare package for the entire State.
In his words,the chairman sokoto State APC campaign council Muhammad Mai gari Dingyadi said all APC candidates have the capacity to lead the offices they’re vying for,and enjoined people of the state to vote for them.
“I beg you to please endeavor to vote for APC for a better Sokoto State”he added
Also speaking Member representing Gada /Goronyo federal constituency Musa S Adar, expressed dismay over what he called mismanagement of state resources by the present administration.
“We’ve noticed alot of fraud in the recent contracts awarded by the present administration”he said
The law Maker charged electorates in the state to join hands with APC to send PDP out of government in the forthcoming election.
Other speakers at the rally include,the Senate leader, Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir,the sokoto East senatorial candidate Ibrahim Lamido Among others.