By Isiyaka Ismail Wunti
Bauchi State Government has approved the release of one hundred and twenty million naira for the purchase and distribution of food items to Christian Community in the state for this year’s Christmas Celebrations.
The Chairman of the Distribution Committee Mr. Abdon Dalla Gin made this known while briefing journalists at Government House Bauchi.
Mr. Abdon Gin said already the committee has commenced distribution of the procured items including Bulls, Rams, Bags of Rice and Vegetable Oil ahead of the Christmas Celebrations.
He listed the beneficiaries to include the State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Christian Functionaries in the state government, Christian Groups and individuals, Military and Para Military Organizations as well as Political parties.
He noted that all the twenty Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state are complementing the gesture in their respective Local Government Areas.
The Committee Chairman chairman also commended Governor Bala Mohammed for timely payment of December Salary which according to him would go along way in putting smile on the faces of the Christian Community.
He therefore called on the Christians across the state to pray and support the Governor’s led administration for the overall development of the state.