The Kaduna South Senatorial Candidate of Labour Party, Eng. Michael Auta has distributed truck loads of rice to widows and orphans under the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN and the Jama’atul Nasir Islam, JNI, across the eight local government areas of the Zone.

Inaugurating the distribution exercise held on Wednesday in Kafanchan, Eng. Auta said the gesture was in the spirit of the Christmas festivities.

Speaking through the Director General of his campaign organization, Alhaji Muhammed Zakari, the Senatorial Candidate said the gesture will also be extended to the communities recently affected by attacks in Zango Kataf and Kaura Local Government Areas of the state to cushion their plight.

He explained that as a philanthropist, he will continue to put the interest of the less privileged at heart in spite of politics.

Also speaking the Secretary of the campaign organization, Mr. Jeremiah Kaburat Tunzwung, explained that the zonal JNI and CAN leadership have been given 350 bags of 10kg rice each to share amongst the vulnerable, while two hundred bags will be distributed to the communities affected by the recent attacks through their various village heads.

He however, said more groups will be carried along as soon as the final consignment of the rice is delivered.

Responding separately, the coordinating Zonal Secretary of CAN, Rev. Musa Ishaku and the Zonal JNI Chairman, Alh. Garba Alhassan Adamu thanked the Labour Party Senatorial Candidate for remembering the less privileged and prayed God to provide all that his heart desires.

They also prayed that God will in 2023, give Nigerians the right leaders that will change the current hardship the ordinary man is facing for the better.