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23 June 2014

New Year: Al-Makura’s wife donates foodstuff, cash to widows


The Wife of Nasarawa State Governor, Hajiya Mairo Al-Makura, donated foodstuff, clothing and cash to more than 500 widows in the state as part of the New Year celebrations.

Distributing the items in Keffi, Al-Makura said the gesture was part of her Tallafi Foundation commitment to alleviate the suffering of widows and the less privileged in the state.The foodstuff included bags of rice, which were distributed to the beneficiaries.

“I am here to donate and distribute foodstuff, clothing and little cash to the widows in order to improve on their standard of living and to make them happy in the New Year.

“The essence of the donation is also to show love to the widows and to let them know that they are very relevant to the society.

“I urge them not to relent in their efforts in ensuring the upbringing of their children for the benefit of all.

“Over 500 widows from Lafia, Akwanga and Keffi have benefited from this gesture as my New Year gift.

Alhaji Mohammed Dikko, the Executive Chairman, Keffi Local Government, thanked the governor’s wife for the gesture and called on other individuals to emulate her efforts in fighting poverty and hunger in the society.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mrs Rebecca John, thanked Mrs Al-Makura for the gesture.

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About Tallafi

Founded by Dr. Mairo Almakura - Wife of the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State

Tallafi Foundation is a pet project of Her Excellency Mairo Tanko Al-Makura (Ph.D) which was initiated in July, 2011. Tallafi, meaning support, is a non-governmental organization, an initiative of the wife of the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State. The NGO’s main objective is to support widows, youth and vulnerable group in Nasarawa State. Her mission is to compliment government efforts towards uplifting of the less privileged in the state.

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