Women affairs commissioner donates over N6m to women, children in need of financial support in hospitals
The Katsina state commissioner of Women Affairs Dr. Badiyya Hassan Mashi has disbursed over N6mn to over 50 women and children in need of financial aid in the hospitals.
According to Dr. Badiyya, the distribution was made to the patients on behalf of Katsina state governor Aminu Bello Masari.
She reiterates governor Masari’s effort toward assisting the needy and less privileged in the state.
“The current administration is ever ready to assist less privilege in the state. In view of this, the state governor in his sympathy directed me to handover the donation to the patients whom are mostly labor women and children admitted in this hospital.” She said
While handing over N200, 000 donation to some patients
Some of the beneficiaries received N200, 000 while others received N150, 000 and N10, 000 each respectively.
Earlier, the Director administration of the Federal Medical Center; Malam Abdul-Mumini Samaila who spoke on behalf of the hospital management described the gesture as unprecedented in the history of the medical center.
He said the commissioner’s kind gesture was a demonstration of her unique leadership style.
Abdulmuminu also commended Gov. Aminu Bello Masari for being sensitive to the well-being of the people of the state at all times.
“It is our sincere prayer that such gestures will continue to have positive impact on the socio-economic development of the people of the state,” he said.
Another beneficiary receiving N150, 000 from the commissioner
Malama Halima, a beneficiary who received N200, 000, thanked the honorable commissioner and governor Aminu Bello Masari for his foresight and promised to use the gesture judiciously.
One Malam Musa the husband of the beneficiary expressed his gratitude to Almighty Allah and that of governor Masari, the honorable commissioner for the financial support.
“I never expect my wife will be better before we brought her to the hospital. I thank the honorable commissioner for the financial assistance which without it we couldn’t have sustained ourselves. May Almighty Allah grant her Jannatul firdaus” He said
Similarly, the honorable commissioner also donates cash and other items to various women associations and individuals in need of financial assistance to help them cater for their daily tasks.
Speaking while flagging up the donation