Solomon Attah, Lafia
Former Nasarawa State Governor and a Senator in the National Assembly, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has donated 120 generator sets to all the Second and Third class traditional rulers in his constituency to keep them abreast of the ravaging coronavirus and lassa fever in their domain.
According to him, the gesture to traditional rulers in particular was to enable them in sensitizing their subjects on the deadly Coronavirus and Lassa fever.
Al-Makura who made the donation Sunday at his constituency office in Lafia, said the role of the traditional institution in educating their subjects towards curtailing the endemics is very critical.
He said second and third class traditional rulers were targeted given that most of them live in remote areas yet to enjoy public power supply.
Al-Makura who is representing Nasarawa South in the Senate also revealed that he has concluded plans to empower over two thousand women and youths drawn from the five Local Government Areas in his constituency.
Similarly, the former governor said he has donated special learning aids to the Nasarawa state Special School for people living with disability worth four million Naira to enable pupils comprehend and ease teaching in the school.