The items distributed include 1350 pumping machines and 265 tricycles to beneficiaries in the 23 local government areas of the state.

Similarly, the Governor gave the sum of N500, 000 to the families of the each of the 138 year 2015 hajj stampede victims from the state.

In addition, Tambuwal launched mobile trash evacuating machines provided by the state ministry of environment for the ‘Clean Sokoto Initiative.”

Speaking at the event, Tambuwal said the issue of youth and women empowerment is of paramount importance to his administration.

In that regard, he announced that approval has been granted for the procurement of 4000 units of pasta and confectioneries making machines to be distributed to women groups in the state.

“Our women have given unquantifiable contribution to the unity, stability and progress of our state, we will not leave them behind,” he added.