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Senator Goje launches ‘zero hunger’ project in Constituency, distributes assorted foodstuffs to physically-challenged

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The packages of assorted foodstuffs distributed

By Akanji Alowolodu, Gombe

Determined to make life better for residents of Gombe Central Senatorial District, Senator representing the district,  Muhammadu Danjuma Goje has launched a project tagged ‘Zero Hunger’ .
The ‘Zero Hunger’ project according to the Senator was meant to  alleviate poverty among the vulnerable people in the Constituency as part of his determination to give back to the people who have been with him over the years.
Danjuma Goje who was represented at the occasion held in his residence by the member of the State House of Assembly, Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim, explained that under the scheme, assorted foodstuffs will be distributed to 4,390 physically challenged persons drawn from Yamaltu/Deba and Akko local government areas.
He explained further that each beneficiary would receive a box containing noodles, rice, beans, palm oil, groundnut oil, maggi cubes, sachets of tomatoes and a wrapper.
According to him, people with disability were selected to benefit from the gesture in order to bring them succour being the most downtrodden members of the society.

Gombe state chairman of the physically challenged persons association, Umar Ali Goro speaks at the occasion

According to him, “Why he did this is because people are in dire need of these food items because of the level of hunger and poverty that are prevalent in the community today”.
He further stated that aside his empowerment initiatives, Goje is facilitating federal projects to the state citing the federal medical centre Deba and model primary school which have served all readings at the national assembly.
While responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the state chairman of the physically challenged persons association, Umar Ali Goro thanked the Senator for the gesture and urged all disabled to register and get voters cards so they could elect good representatives in next elections. 
He revealed that Akko local government has five disabled people who are university graduates begging the senator to secure jobs for them.

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