Jigawa state government has distributed food stuff to Tsangaya schools in Maigatari and Babura local government areas of the state.
Presenting the donation to the heads of Tsangaya schools, the Special Adviser to Governor Badaru Abubakar on Religious affairs, Mallam Mujitafa Sale Kwalam said the gesture was aimed at assisting the schools with food to their pupils so as to prevent them from begging as well as curtail the spread of the corona virus.
He said thirty three tsangaya schools in Babura local government has received one hundred bags of rice, sixty three bags of millet, thirty jerry cans of vegetable oil and four hundred and sixty thousand naira for cooking ingredients
While thirty eight tsangaya schools in Maigatari local government with a total of one thiusand three hundred and forty three almajirai benefitted from one hundred and eighty nine bags of rice, ninety jerry cans of vegetable and five hundred and twenty nine thousand naira for cooking ingredients.
Speaking on the donation, the council chairman of Babura Local government Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim and his Maigatari counterpart Alhaji Sani Dahiru commended the state government for the gesture and promised to ensure judicious use of the items.