The campaign organisation of Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa, representing Zamfara Central senatorial district in the Senate, has distributed 51 cars, 2,000 bags of grains and 100,000 Jerseys in Zamfara State. Marafa, a ranking Senator is the key contender for the governorship seat of Zamfara state under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He has since declared his intention to vie for the governorship race in 2019 with a pledge to tackle insecurity, boost farming, the mainstay of the people of the state and address the increasing poverty in the state
Publicity secretary of the APC in Zamfara State, Bello Soja Bakyasuwa in a statement said the items have since been distributed. The cars, he said included 24 Peugeot 406, 12 VW Golf, 3 Peugeot 407 , 6 VW Sharon, 1 Murano, 1 Highlander and four Ford buses. He listed the beneficiaries of the cars to include the state chairman of the APC, his vice, three zonal vice chairmen, state secretary, youth leader, organising secretary, publicity secretary, women leader, all local government chairmen and other selected party loyalists in Zamfara State He said the 2,000 bags of grains were distributed to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), less privileged persons and youth organisations across the state. For ease of transportation, a cash donation of N1,000 was attached to each of the 2,000 bags of grains to the beneficiaries to convey the item to their respective destinations. The APC spokesperson who commended the lawmaker for the gesture, said the jerseys were distributed to youth organisations in the 147 wards of the state.