First Lady Disburses N500M To 500 Families In Plateau State


…Appeals for peace and tolerance among Nigerians

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has affirmed that the diversity of Nigeria remains a great strength.

She says it is by living in peace and love that the great potentials of the nation would be actualized.

Senator Oluremi Tinubu was speaking at the disbursement of relief and resettlement packages to 500 displaced victims of communal clashes and conflicts in 6 local government areas of Plateau State.

“I urge all Nigerians to embrace dialogue, tolerance, and understanding as we work together to build a more harmonious society. Let us remember that our diversity is our strength, and together, we can overcome the challenges that threaten our unity.

“To the affected families, I want you to know that you are not alone in this journey to recovery. We, stand with you and extend our hands in solidarity, offering not only financial support but also our prayers as you return to your homes and communities in safety and peace”, she said.

It was an opportunity for the First Lady to re-emphasize the need for food production, in line with President Bola Tinubu’s declaration of a state of emergency in food production.

In his remarks, the Plateau State Governor, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang commended the First Lady for demonstrating true motherhood.

He noted that despite the state being governed by an opposition party, Senator Oluremi Tinubu looked beyond this to bring relief and succor to the grieving families.

“Her being here today tells a wonderful story that after politicking, we must face governance and governance is all about the people.

“I assure you that we will supervise the use of the money and ensure it is used for the purpose it was given”, Mutfwang stated.

A total of 500 families drawn from Mangu, Riyom, Barkin Lado, Bassa, Bokos and Jos South Local Government areas got one million naira each to enable them return to their communities and rebuild homes.

Photo: From left: Wife of Plateau State Governor, Mrs. Helen Mutfwang, Plateau State Governor, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang, First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and National Chairman Renewed Hope Initiative, Her Excellency Senator Oluremi Tinubu CON, Speaker Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Moses Sule and wife of the APC National Chairman, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje at the presentation of N500 million Cheque to the Governor by the First Lady to help resettle 500 families displaced in communal conflicts in the State.

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