Nasarawa Legislator Alkali Marks Own Birthday with Orphans, Less Privileged

………… doles out cash, food items


By Abel Leonard

In what can be described as reaching out to the less privileged in the society and putting a smile on their faces, member representing Lafia North Constituency in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Barr. Muhammed Ibrahim Alkali has visited Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia, orphanage homes and dole out gifts to mark his birthday.

This, the lawmaker said, was to give them a sense of belonging and also to cushion the effects of the biting hard times.

Hon Alkali said that the gesture was in commemoration of his birthday celebration and also an effort to extend hands of friendship to the needy in the society.

The lawmaker donated some undisclosed amount of money and food items to patients receiving treatment in the hospital and orphans at the orphanage homes.

“I have decided to visit DASH and orphanage homes as part of my commitment to change the lives of the sick, orphans and other less privileged ones.

“I will continue to identify with the people in order to improve on their standard of living,” he said

Besides, the Chairman House Committee on LG has assured of sound representation at the state legislature.

Alkali ,who also doubles as Deputy Chief Whip of the House further solicited for prayers and support from all and sundry to enable him succeed.

The lawmaker called on the people of his constituency and the state at large to give their maximum support and cooperation to the present administration to succeed.

Responding, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of DASH, Dr. Aboje Aboje and the Deputy Head of Nursing Services II, Helen Akwakipi commended Hon Alkali for the gesture and prayed God to bless him abundantly.

When Hon Alkali visited Gidan Bege Orphanage home Lafia he was received by the Coordinator who also double as the Coordinator all orphanage homes in Nasarawa State, Reverend Bulus Abga Paul.

Hon. Alkali, in one of the places visited

The Deputy Chief Whip of the House also visited the Nasarawa State Children’s home Lafia and was received by the officer in Charge, Mrs. Charity Lawrence.

Our correspondent reports that, in all the visits, Hon Alkali either donated food items or cash to all the places visited.

The Honourable member was accompanied by his Campaign Director General, Hon. Mohammed Salisu Murtala, SSA’s, and SA’s to the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State among other top prominent personalities of his constituency.

The highlights of Birthday Celebration was the presentation of a gift from the wife and daughter of the celebrant Hon Alkali and the cutting of the Birthday cake amidst pomp and fanfare, surrounded by family, friends and well wishers of the house member.

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