Sokoto state government has pledged to assist its citizens to fully benefit from Federal Government’s social intervention projects.
To this end, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Tuesday, donated an office apartment and vehicles for proper take off of FG’s various intervention plans in the state.
Announcing the donation when he received Special Adviser to the President on Social Intervention, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, on a courtesy visit, Governor Tambuwal said the various programmes introduced by the Muhammadu Buhari administration were aimed at addressing challenges of poverty in Nigeria.
“Sokoto state stands to benefit from those intervention programmes, so we will partner partner with the FG by giving any required support and cooperation so as to achieve the desired objectives,” the governor said.
He added that the state government is ready to support all policies of Federal Government which he said were aimed at improving the living standard of the people.
According to Tambuwal, already an office apartment for the various schemes equipped with modern office equipment has been provided, while vehicles will soon be provided for their smooth take off.
“In addition to this, a Desk Officer for the programme has been appointed and process is on to appoint a Special Adviser on Social Intervention in Sokoto”, he added.
In her remarks Mrs. Uwais said they were in Sokoto to enlighten people on the benefit of FG’s various intervention projects.
She said her team would interact with stakeholders to find out how to encourage collaboration with their office and state government.