Hardship: Akpoti-Uduaghan distributes 7, 200 bags of rice, beans, others

Akpoti Uduaghan grains

Kogi East Senator Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan: distributes 7, 200 bags of grains to ease economic hardship in her senatorial district

By Thompson Yamput

The Senator representing Kogi East Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan has distributed 7, 200 bags of grains to her constituents as part of a gesture aimed at cushioning the effects of the economic hardship ravaging the country.

The grains, including rice, beans, and millet, were distributed to the 57 wards of the five local government areas of the Kogi Central senatorial district.

The five benefiting Local Government Areas are Okene, Adavi, Okehi, Ajaokuta and Ogorimagongo.

The beneficiaries include Muslim and Christian communities, drivers’ union, Okada union, mechanics, pensioners, among others.

Addressing the crowd at the distribution centre, Akpoti-Uduaghan said the gesture was for all her constituents, irrespective of party affiliations, to alleviate the prevailing economic hardship in the country.

“This is just my way of giving back to the people who voted me into office.

“It’s my resolve to continue to do my best to bring dividends of democracy to you, my constituents,” she said. (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)

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