The people of Kaiama, Kwara state has benefited from the government palliatives measure monetized to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 lock down in view of the area’s difficult terrain.
According sources, government took the decision in response to the request of the political leaders in the area, regarded as the food basket of the state.
Explaining the development to our correspondent, a political leader in the area who is also the state commissioner for Environment, Architect Aliyu Muhammad Saifudeen confirmed the state gesture of government.
Saifudeen expressed appreciation to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for acceding to their request, saying,” the entire people of Kaiama local government felt the impact of the palliatives which was monetized by the government in response to the request by their political leaders as the best option for their peculiarity as farmers and in view of the difficult terrain of the area in terms of mobility.”
The commissioner under whose supervision the distribution of the money was made by two members of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Saidu Baba Ahmed and Hon. Abdullahi Halidu Danbaba conveyed the appreciation of the people of Kaiama and that of their traditional, religious and political leaders to the governor.