By Isiyaka Wunti
Bauchi State Government has distributed food items and other essential commodities worth millions of naira to Christian community across the twenty Local Government Areas of the state.
Items distributed include cows, Rams, Bags of Rice, vegetable oil among others.
Briefing journalists on the distribution, the Chairman of the Standing Committee for the exercise, Abdon Dalla Gin said the move was to enable the Christian faithfuls celebrate Christmas and new year successfully.
Abdon Gin explained that all the six arms of the State Chapter of Christians Association of Nigeria CAN as well as other Christian groups have been treated fairly.
He listed the components to include ECWA, Catholic, COCIN, Christians Council of Nigeria CCN, CFM as well as Organization of African Institute OAI.
Others that benefited from the laudable gesture according to him were youth and female wing of CAN, groups of persona living with disabilities and Non-indigene Christian community living in the state.
The committee chairman who commended the Governor for approving adequate funds for procurement of the items stated that the distribution reached all the targeted beneficiaries.
Mr. Gin who is also the Special Adviser to the Governor on Civil Service Matters, said they worked under active collaboration with relevant bodies including Ministry of Religion Affairs and Community Relations and the State Champer of CAN to ensure Transparency in the whole process.
He therefore called on Christian faithfuls across the state to support and cooperate with Bala Mohammed led administration to enable him succeed.