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SALLAH: Buhari Donates Cows, 20 Bags Of Rice, N1m Cash to NYSC Members In Daura

President Muhammad Buhari in his home town, Daura in katsina state to celebrate this year sallah, on Tuesday, donated two cows, 20 bags of rice and 1million Naira cash to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State.

9JAFOCUS gathered according to Mr. Alex Obemeata, the NYSC’s spokesperson in Katsina state, who disclosed this in a press statement on Tuesday, said the President’s gesture was delivered to them when they visited him in Daura to celebrate this year Eid-El-Kabir.

“It was another joyous Sallah day for the corps members serving in Daura, the hometown of Mr President of federal republic of Nigeria, as he was at home for the 2021 Sallah celebration. Usually, when Mr President is at home for Sallah celebration, corps members go to his house to welcome him and wish him ‘Happy Sallah’.

“In like manner, on July 20, 2021, the corps members in Daura were at the President’s house for the Sallah wishes, and it was a celebration of the century.

“They were given two cows, 20 bags of rice and N1 million Naira cash.” The NYSC spokesman further disclosed, He said that the President commended the NYSC members and urged them to be good ambassadors of their country and committed towards the development of Nigeria.

According to Obemeata, the State Coordinator, Alhaji Ahidjo Yahaya, on behalf of the NYSC Director -General, Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, appreciate the President for the kind gesture.

He said that the action of President Buhari would encourage Nigerians to believe in the spirit of national unity and integration, which the NYSC stood for and preached.

Ahidjo also prayed for God’s protection and good health for the President.

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