Shettima inaugurates N11.7bn vehicles, food items in Sokoto



Vice President, Kashim Shettima on Monday inaugurated 140 vehicles worth N6.6 billion for security agencies, intra and inter-state transport services procured by Gov. Ahmad Aliyu of Sokoto State.

Shattima also inaugurated the distribution of N5.1 billion food items for vulnerable persons as palliatives to cushion the fuel subsidy removal challenges on the residents.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inauguration was part of the celebrations marking 100 days in office of Aliyu.

Shettima lauded the efforts of Aliyu on the wonderful initiatives that would surely enhance the lives of citizens, noting that he had inaugurated 500 housing schemes on Sunday.

He said the efforts had demonstrated Aliyu’s determination to transform the state in recognition of new roads, flyovers and other infrastructural development across the state within 100 days of stewardship.

The vice president said that assisting security operatives would augment their activities in safeguarding people’s lives.

He further commended BUA cement company for supporting Sokoto state government with 10 Hilux for the security operatives.

Shettima commended the support and encouragement of former Governor of Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko and enjoined people to support the present administration at all levels determined to improve people’s lives in the country.

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