…Donates N2.5m To APC Exco In Hawul LGA
By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri
The member of Borno State House of Assembly, representing Hawul state constituency of Borno State, Rt. Hon. Ayuba Stephen Wakawa, has felicitated with Muslim Ummah after the successful completion of the 2023 Ramadan fasting period and the peaceful conduct of the Eid-El Fitr celebrations.
Wakawa, who is no longer returning to the state chamber, having served his constituency for three consecutive terms, also used the opportunity to dole out N2.5 million as Sallah palliatives to be shared amongst the executive council members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in all the 12 wards of Hawul state constituency.
The lawmaker stated this in an interview with newsmen on Friday.
Thanking God, the government of Borno State, and the good people of Hawul state constituency for giving him the mandate to represent them in the Borno State House of Assembly at different fora, the lawmaker implored all people in Hawul to accord same to the incoming member-elect, Hon. Ibrahim Kwajaffa, to enable him consolidate on the numerous achievements recorded in the constituency.
Wakawa said, “I am using this medium to felicitate with Muslim Ummah after the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fasting period and the peaceful conduct of the Eid-El Fitr celebrations.
“Out of my little treasury, I gave out the sum of two million five hundred thousand naira, N2,500,000, only as welfare to Hawul Local Government Area party executives and well wishers to help them celebrate the end of the Ramadan fasting and the Eid-El Fitr.
“I want to also solicit from all and sundry to continue to pray for the restoration of total peace in our dear state, so that Governor Babagana Umara Zulum will continue to do his best in developing all sectors in the state.”
Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the APC chairman in Hawul Local Government Area, Alhaji Auwal Balami, expressed delight with the gesture, adding that Hon. Wakawa has remained a good representative , who attracted by a lot of people-oriented projects to the constituency; and therefore wished him well in his future endeavours.