Rt Hon Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani, Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly and Chairman of the Northern Speakers Forum, has given N11,300,000 to widows, the elderly, and less fortunate people in Kaduna State’s Igabi Local Government Area.
The Speaker pledged to use the money he donated through his foundation in the area, the Zailani Absolute Care Foundation, to improve the lives of the least fortunate.
This information was revealed in a statement provided to reporters in Kaduna and signed by his media assistant, Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani.
“The cash donation programme was held at the Speaker’s residence in Rigachikun Ward, Igabi Local Government Area of the state.
“During the interface with people on the distribution of the cash, Rt Hon Zailani pledged to give priority to the welfare and well-being of people in the society.
“The donation was part of the Speaker’s gesture to interface with people and assist less privileged as part of his day-to-day activities.
“His pet project, Zailani Absolute Care Foundation, started almost a decade ago through which it constantly takes adequate care of the aged, women, widows, and even children.
“I must emphasise that the care of the aged at all times would continue to be an avenue to cherish and appreciate them. It is my commitment, through my NGO, Zailani Absolute Care Foundation to continue to sustain this ideal among others.
“The foundation has been paying medical bills to less privileged in different hospitals in and outside the state and also render scholarships to indigent students in different institutions in the country”. The statement said.