By SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri –
The member representing Hawul Local Government Area at the Borno State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ayuba Wakawa has felicitated with Muslim Ummah after the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fasting period and the peaceful conduct of the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.
Hon. Wakawa, who is no longer returning to the state chamber having served his constituency for three consecutive terms also used the opportunity to doled out N2.5 million as Sallah palliatives to be shared amongst executive members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from all the 12 Wards of Hawul State Constituency.
In an interview with newsmen on Friday, the lawmaker thanked God, the people of his constituency and Government of Borno State for giving him the mandate to represent them at the state assembly at different fora.
Hon. Wakawa, therefore urged the people of Hawul to accord same to the incoming member-elect, Hon. Ibrahim Kwajaffa to enable him consolidate on the numerous achievements recorded in the constituency.
He 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 (N 2,500,000) as welfare to Hawul Local Government party executives and well wishers to help them celebrate the end of Ramadan Kareem 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 its best in developing all sectors in the state.
Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the APC Chairman of Hawul Council Area, Alhaji Auwal Balami expressed delight with the gesture.
Mr. Balami said that Hon. Wakawa has remained a good representative by attracting alot of people-oriented projects in the constituency, and therefore wished him well in his future endeavours.