Federal lawmakers from Kano state have shown their solidarity and support for the state government with different donations to the Fund Raising Committee on Covid-19 inaugurated by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
In a press statement issued by the commissioner for Information and member of the committee, Malam Muhammad Garba indicated that Senator representing Kano North, Senator Barau Jibrin donated the sum of N4, 000, 000.00 million, while Senators Ibrahim Shekarau and Kabiru Gaya representing Kano Central and Kano South respectively contributed N2, 000, 000.00 million each.
In the same vein, the House Leader at the Green Chamber, Hon Alhassan Ado Doguwa together with 10 other members donated the sum of N1, 00,000.00 each.
Malam Garba also announced that 13 other members of the House of Representatives collectively made a donation of the sum of N3, 250, 000.0.
He said the Director- General, National Civil Aviation Authority, Musa Nuhu Shu’aibu donated the sum of N1, 000, 000.00.
The commissioner, according to the statement, urged organizations and well to do individuals within and outside the state to donate generously towards the committee set up to seek and collect donations in cash or kind and distribute same to those in need so as to cushion the harsh effect of the measures being taken by government against the spread of Covid-19 in Kano.